Carson Pass to Fourth of July Lake

South Lake Tahoe, California

Carson Pass to Fourth of July Lake Professional Review and Guide

"Backpackers who don’t mind regaining lost elevation will appreciate this trip through the northeast section of the Mokelumne Wilderness, experiencing several ponds and lakes, wildflower-covered slopes, sweeping vistas, and a deep canyon along the way."

Carson Pass to Fourth of July Lake Reviews

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6/19/2007
This is a very enjoyable hike with plenty of spots to take pictures. This is a classic Sierra trail with picturesque granite peaks and a variety of alpine lakes. Try and go before all the snow melts in the early summer, it adds to the scenery.
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Trail Information

South Lake Tahoe
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
11
Distance
1,250 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
5.5 to 6 hours
Duration
Best mid-July to mid-October
Season
Eldorado National Forest at 209-295-4251, www.fs.usda.gov/eldorado
Local Contacts
ENF, SNF, HTNF A Guide to the Mokelumne Wilderness
Local Maps
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