Johnsondale has 11 hiking trails. These trails range from 1.39 to 79.1 miles in length. The most popular trails are Forks of the Kern, Little Kern Lake and Jerkey Meadow Trailhead to the Little Kern River. Trails.com member Cambria C. recently completed Trail of 100 Giants.
Trail of 100 GiantsView Trail Details
This is not your classic backcountry hike. The Trail of 100 Giants—besides offering a rare and remarkably accessible opportunity to admire magnificent ...
Grey Meadow LoopView Trail Details
A fine early- or late-season low-elevation day hike or weekend backpack.
Forks of the KernView Trail Details
An out-and-back day hike to the confluence of the Kern River and the Little Kern. This is an upside-down hike and the trailhead elevation is ...
Central Wilderness Grand TourView Trail Details
This route is one of the few that allow exploration of the wonderfully diverse country on both sides of the Kern River, making use of the only ...
Doe Meadow and Kern Flat LoopView Trail Details
A flower-filled hike to the Kern River. It can be done with a short car shuttle, but if you don’t mind another 4 miles of walking partly on a ...
Little Kern LakeView Trail Details
An out-and-back backpack beginning on the historic Jordan Trail, then following the Wild and Scenic Kern River to visit an unusual pair of lakes. ...
Silver Knapsack TrailView Trail Details
A Boy Scout favorite, with plenty of variety and lots of ups and downs. Can be done as a shuttle or a slightly longer loop. This is not a hike ...
Lion Meadows LoopView Trail Details
A relatively low- to middle-elevation exploration of numerous tributaries of the Little Kern River, perfect in autumn for solitude and fall color. ...
Trout and Willow MeadowsView Trail Details
A great early-season lollipop-loop backpack to two pretty meadows.
Lewis Camp Trail to the Little Kern RiverView Trail Details
An upside-down hike to the Little Kern River gorge on a historic trans-Sierra trail. This is an upside-down hike, so the return trip will take ...
Jerkey Meadow Trailhead to the Little Kern RiverView Trail Details
An out-and-back hike to the Little Kern River.