Nelson Lake Trail

Lee Vining, California 93541

Nelson Lake Trail

Nelson Lake Trail Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This interesting and varied route visits the scenic Elizabeth Lake basin and then goes cross-country over the serrated Cathedral Range to Nelson Lake, where the fishing and camping are good and the scenery excellent."

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Trail Information

Lee Vining
Nearby City
Trail Type
Skill Level
2 days
Early July - Early October
8,680 feet
Trailhead Elevation
10,300 feet
Top Elevation
Yosemite National Park
Local Contacts
USGS Vogelsang Peak, Tenaya Lake
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