Thousand Island Lake-JMT

Bishop, California 93512

Thousand Island Lake-JMT

Thousand Island Lake-JMT Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Thousand Island Lake, with its numerous granite islands, is set in a broad, barren basin and backdropped by massive Banner Peak. This very popular area is a favorite of photographers and naturalists alike for its superlative scenery and dayhiking opportunities."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
2,500 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
2 days
Best early July to early October
7,500 feet
Trailhead Elevation
10,000 feet
Top Elevation
Inyo National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Mammoth Mountain, Mt. Ritter
Local Maps

Trail Log