Golden Trout Lakes

Independence, California 93526

Golden Trout Lakes

Golden Trout Lakes Professional Review and Guide

"The Golden Trout Lakes provide a fine destination for either a pleasant dayhike or an overnight backpack. The lakes are cradled in a talus-filled cirque just below the Sierra Crest in the shadow of Mt. Gould and Dragon Peak. Few trails allow hikers into such an austere alpine setting so quickly."

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Trail Information

Independence
Nearby City
5
Distance
2,295 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
2 days
Duration
Mid-July to mid-October
Season
Kings Canyon National Park
Local Contacts
Kearsarge Peak
Local Maps