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Best Trails Near Independence CA

46
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0 - 64 mi
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40
Hiking
19
Backpacking
26
Other activities
Independence has 46 trails in the vicinity, including 40 hiking trails, 19 for backpacking and 26 for other activities. These trails range from 0.1 to 64 miles in length. The longest trail in Independence is John Muir Trail: Onion Valley to South Lake a well-known trail measuring 64 miles in total length. The most popular trails are Mazourka Canyon, Onion Valley to Kearsarge Lakes and Onion Valley to Symmes Creek (Backpacking). Trails.com member Sarah N. recently completed John Muir Trail: Onion Valley to South Lake.
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This journey travels up the Onion Valley, passing several beautiful lakes, then climbs ...
This stretch of the John Muir Trail (JMT) between the Kearsarge Pass and Bishop Pass Trails ...
Pass mines on way to great camp spot in secluded wooded canyon. Wildflowers and dramatic ...
This excursion travels up the Onion Valley, passing several beautiful lakes, then climbs ...
This trail begins in the near-desert conditions of the Owens Valley and climbs to a deep ...
If you love treeline country, this is the trip for you! With most of its length near or ...
Though it requires a long, steady climb, the hike to Kearsarge passes through an excellent ...
The good news is that you’re in a postcard the moment you step on the trail, with Independence ...
This is another of those grueling eastside approaches on unmaintained trail that will ...
Only a very small percentage of the backpacking population will find this trip enjoyable—loners ...
The Golden Trout Lakes provide a fine destination for either a pleasant dayhike or an ...
This route provides the least difficult east-west traverse across the High Sierra. However, ...
The Rae Lakes Basin is arguably one of the prettiest alpine basins in the Sierra Nevada. ...
Kearsarge Pass provides one of the least difficult eastern gateways across the Sierra ...
A short hike leading to splendid alpine scenery is generally a recipe for severe overuse. ...
The Shepherd Pass Trail is not for the weak or timid. But for those who don’t mind low-elevation ...
Finding the campground: From Independence, drive west on Onion Valley Road for 5.5 miles. ...
Finding the campground: From Independence, drive west on Market Street for 0.5 mile. About ...
Finding the campground: From Independence, drive 2.2 miles north on US 395 to North Creek ...
Explore a granite wonderland, cross two little-used passes, and score High Sierra solitude ...
Kearsarge Pass is one of the most popular backpacking entry points into the Sequoia/Kings ...
This small town east of Kings Canyon National Park was almost entirely wiped out by a ...
Kearsarge Pass provides one of the least difficult eastern gateways into the High Sierra, ...
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