The Best Backpacking in Lakeshore

Looking for the best backpacking in Lakeshore? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Lakeshore. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Lakeshore

  • Shaver Lake, California

    Florence Lake to Evolution Valley

    31.79 mi / 3432 ft gain
    Florence Lake to Evolution Valley is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lakeshore.
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  • Lakeshore, California

    John Muir Trail: Camping at Bear Creek

    The trail follows the creek for a few miles as it cascades forming very tempting pools and places to lay out. Try to resist jumping in the first pool you see and setting up camp. Although you really can't go wrong, some of the sweetest and deepest pools come after passing by a few smaller pools. ...
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  • Lakeshore, California

    Crater Lake Trail

    7.55 mi / 2136 ft gain
    Crater Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lakeshore, California.
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  • Lakeshore, California

    Florence Lake to Edison Lake via John Muir Trail

    31.91 mi / 5459 ft gain
    Florence Lake to Edison Lake via John Muir Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Lakeshore.
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  • Lakeshore, California

    Backpack Evolution Valley

    4.5
    15.5 mi / 1500 ft gain
    You can get to the Evolution Basin a variety of ways, but the easiest is through the Florence Lake Trailhead. Here, you can choose to either take the Florence Lake Ferry across the lake, or save $25 and hike the extra 4 miles around the lake. Personally, I would choose the ferry.About five miles ...
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  • Lakeshore, California

    Backpack to Crater Lake, Sierra National Forest

    8.4 mi / 2100 ft gain
    Starting at Lake Florence, this hike starts out with a climb up and keeps this up over the next 3 miles. After about 3 miles of climbing you reach another lake, Dutch Lake which provides shade and a nice place to rest. From there it's a relatively flat 1.2 miles in to your destination. Once at Cr...
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  • Lakeshore, California

    John Muir Trail: McClure Meadows

    The transition from mostly sheer granite slopes to open grassy space is a welcomed one. Set up along the creek meandering through Evolution Basin and explore the area. You won't tire your legs out because it's pretty flat. Whip out your camera to catch some amazing reflections of the Sierra in th...
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  • Lakeshore, California

    Bear Creek, John Muir and Florence Lake Trail

    30.27 mi / 4934 ft gain
    Bear Creek, John Muir and Florence Lake Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Mono Hot Springs, California.
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  • Shaver Lake, California

    Voyager Rock to Hobler Lake

    6.14 mi / 968 ft gain
    Voyager Rock to Hobler Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Shaver Lake, California.
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  • Lakeshore, California

    Bear Creek Trail

    12.83 mi / 4662 ft gain
    Bear Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Mono Hot Springs, California.
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  • Lakeshore, California

    Corbett Lake

    5.4 mi / 1699 ft gain
    Corbett Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Lakeshore, California.
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  • Shaver Lake, California

    Dinkey Lakes Loop via Cliff Lake

    25.2 mi / 4140 ft gain
    Dinkey Lakes Loop via Cliff Lake is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Lakeshore, California.
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  • Shaver Lake, California

    Hell For Sure Pass

    36.75 mi / 6194 ft gain
    Hell For Sure Pass is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lakeshore, California.
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  • Shaver Lake, California

    Maxson Trailhead to Hobler Lake

    8.36 mi / 1243 ft gain
    Maxson Trailhead to Hobler Lake is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Shaver Lake, California.
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  • Shaver Lake, California

    Camp at Marmot Rock Campground

    / 8205 ft gain
    Located on the Courtright Reservoir, Marmot Rock Campground is a great escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The Courtright Reservoir is great for boating and fishing. Trails access John Muir Wilderness, perfect for hiking, trail running, mountain biking, and backpacking.  Marmot Rock ...
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  • Lakeshore, California

    Goodale Pass to Silver Pass Loop

    35.33 mi / 6860 ft gain
    Goodale Pass to Silver Pass Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lakeshore, California.
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