Tamarack Lake Trail

Bridgeport, California 93517

Tamarack Lake Trail

Tamarack Lake Trail Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Nestled beneath the steep walls of Monument Ridge and Crater Crest is a rocky basin carpeted with high alpine meadows and highlighted with hardy trees. In that basin lies Tamarack Lake, a true subalpine masterpiece. This is a peaceful place, receiving only a fraction of the number of hikers that throng Barney Lake. The trail, however, is steep and can be rather discouraging under the midday sun. Start your hike early and carry plenty of water."

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Trail Information

Bridgeport
Nearby City
9
Distance
2,560 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
5 hours
Duration
Mid-July through September
Season
7,100 feet
Trailhead Elevation
9,660 feet
Top Elevation
Toiyabe National Forest; Bridgeport Ranger Station
Local Contacts
USFS Hoover Wilderness; USGS Twin Lakes
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