Benson Lake Trail

Bridgeport, California 93517

Benson Lake Trail

Benson Lake Trail Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This long trip leads to the heart of northern Yosemite, reaching Benson Lake with its “Benson Riviera“—a long, wide, sandy beach at the lake’s northeast end. Because the lake is just off the main trail and is relatively warm, it’s quite popular; you’ll have company here."

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Trail Information

Bridgeport
Nearby City
37.2
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
6 days
Duration
Early July - Early October
Season
7,098 feet
Trailhead Elevation
9,400 feet
Top Elevation
Yosemite National Park, Hoover Wilderness
Local Contacts
USGS Buckeye Ridge, Matterhorn Peak, Piute Mountain
Local Maps

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