Bishop, California 93514 . Mostly uphill, pretty exposed. Great little side trail off Tioga Pass. The administrative offices are located at the base of Folsom Dam at the corner. Hike the Lake View Trail. In addition to the campground, there’s a beach, picnic area, 2 boat ramps, a store, visitor center and marina. Merced Lake. There are many great spots along the rim to claim and relax. Lake Tenaya will definitely do the trick! I nearly did. The May Lake High Sierra Camp is along the northern end of the lake. Lake Lenape is located in Mays Landing and has 18 sites available. A few people camping near by. lake was cold but some people were brave and swimming. Due to COVID-19, this Yosemite National Park campground is currently closed until further notice. Hood National Forest. There's a third trailhead near Porcupine Creek, reachable via the Tuolumne Meadows - Yosemite Valley Hikers' Bus, which is ~3 miles but only 700' of gain. 3. Group Camping. The hike to May Lake is a bit of the essence of Yosemite -- expansive views over granite peaks, a sparkling blue lake set below 10,000' Mount Hoffmann, a subalpine forest, and, well, other people. Search. hike back was quick and easy, maybe 30 or 45 min. California Travel and Tourism Commision, P.O. The Mount Hoffmann trail goes along the south shore of the lake and is said to be a great hike, although it's very strenuous, much more so than the hike to May Lake. It is near the Charles Boustead Memorial Tunnel and adjacent to a day use/picnic area, which offers easy angler access to the lake. Our family loved it. An easy day hike or overnighter to a popular and beautiful subalpine lake. Campsites can accommodate up to a 30-foot RV, though size may vary by site. 2. Camping at Devil’s Lake State Park is extremely popular. Camping . We saw a couple marmots on the way up to the lake. Campsites with hookups are $24.00 - $28.00 per site and $18.00 per night per site without hookups. Reservations can be taken at the Lake Lenape Reservation Office or over the phone via credit card. Enter dates . https://www.yosemite.com/lodging/camping/may-lake-high-sierra-camp-2 For more information about Lake Lenape: The May Lake trail is a short hike 1.2 miles from the trailhead. There is a vault toilet and bear boxes here. The elevation does get to you a bit but the destination is worth it. Campers may only occupy and place equipment on their selected campsite. Turn right on North Lake Rd. Public lake camping. The hike back is brisk, making May Lake a perfect sunset hike, especially for those staying at nearby campgrounds on Tioga Road. View wildlife viewing including Bald Eagles. Please also note NO inflatable bouncing/jumping devices for kids are allowed and NO public address systems may be used. During the Winter Season (normally November 1st - March 31st) the campground is open, but the number of campsites available is reduced. Views from lake were amazing and I wish I had spent much more time there with the fam. Book unique lake camping experiences on over 300,000 campgrounds near lakes, oceans, rivers, and streams. Nice lunch spots at may lake. It is most busy from May through November so reservations are advisable. Winter Camping. Trail was well marked and about 1.5 miles each way according to my phone. amazing trail. Fontainebleau State Park, Louisiana. General Directions. The trail wasn't difficult and the views were great! If you want a serious challenge, continue around May Lake to the left and head to the top of Mount Hoffman. Lake Mary is the star of the Mammoth Lakes region. All uphill to the lake but worth the treck! Convict Lake Campground is situated near Convict Lake amidst the beautiful scenery of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. There are bear boxes, a water spigot, and a flush toilet here -- this is living large in the backcountry. Located on a quiet, high mountain lake, perfect for relaxing and fishing, the camp is a fantastic blend of hospitality and high country scenery. There is running water and a bear locker at the campsite! Kerr Lake offers hundreds of wooded tent and trailer campsites, many of them on the water's edge. Great moderate hike up, easy going down! Towering above May Lake, Mt. Campers must keep a … May Lake High Sierra Camp from Tioga Pass Road, Porcupine Creek Trail to Indian Ridge Natural Arch to North Dome, Porcupine Creek to Indian Rock, North Dome, and Columbia Rock via Tioga Pass Road, John Muir Trail: Tenaya Lake to Reds Meadow. The trailhead is about 2 miles from the road. The ridge just behind the camp is worth a visit as it offers a grand view of the southern end of Yosemite. Walk left around the lake to the granite outcropping and enjoy views of the lake and peaks in the distance. A responsible adult must accompany overnight campers under 18 years of age. This 16-campsite campground is located along the Sol Duc River. could see half dome and tenaya lake. Lake San Antonio is located among shady oak trees, and provides some of the best camping in the State’s central are. May Lake. It is also a nice place to stop for a snack. Folsom Lake State Recreation Area is located in the Sierra-Nevada foothills about 25 miles east of Sacramento, can be reached via either Highway 50 or I-80. Lake Mary Campground is a large facility with plenty of amenities in and around it, and the lake provides a great base for activities like fishing, viewing waterfalls, hiking and backpacking. Diaz Lake Campground. The campground and nearby resort offer many amenities for a convenient and enjoyable camping experience. The lodges are fully furnished and spacious. Still, though May Lake is pretty, it's Mount Hoffmann that makes this a four-star excursion. firstname.lastname@example.org (760) 872-4552 (Main) Season Dates. The trail has great landscape and diversity. 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