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Lee Vining, California

The Lee Vining area in California has many great spots to enjoy the outdoors. With its stunning views, top-rated trails, and must-visit outdoor attractions, it's the perfect place to explore many outdoor adventures. From hiking to biking, there's something for everyone. For those looking for a scenic adventure, there are plenty of trails to explore. There are also plenty of parks and lakes to visit, offering a variety of activities to enjoy. For those looking for a more active adventure, there are plenty of options for rock climbing, kayaking, and fishing. Whether you're looking for a relaxing day outdoors or an adrenaline-filled adventure, Lee Vining area has something for you. With so much to do and see, it's the perfect place for outdoor adventurers to explore some of the best outdoor getaways.

Top Spots in and near Lee Vining

  • 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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  • Bishop, California

    BLM Horton Creek Campgrounds

    Great find! Close to Buttermilks and town. Clean vault toilets but bring your own water. The time we went there the pumps were not working. Each site has fire rings, picnic tables and latern hooks. It can get pretty windy and exposed, so bring the appropriate gear. The campground has 49 tent/RV ...
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  • Groveland, California

    Rainbow Pool

    Finding Rainbow Pool is a little tricky, since it is off the side of a highway, but when you find it there is parking and bathrooms. There is a easy walkway to get down to the pool itself, and trails to climb to the top to slide or jump off the rocks. Many people tend to fish up top underneath th...
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