The Best Backpacking in Mammoth Lake

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

Top backpacking spots in and near Mammoth Lake

  • Gilroy, California

    Coit Lake Loop Trail

    22.82 mi / 4226 ft gain
    Coit Lake Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Gilroy, California.
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  • Gilroy, California

    Kelly and Coit Lakes Trail

    24.78 mi / 5020 ft gain
    Kelly and Coit Lakes Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Gilroy, California.
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  • Gilroy, California

    Redfern Pond via Hunting Hollow

    5.0
    7 mi / 1263 ft gain
    Henry W. Coe State Park, northern California's largest, provides outdoor enthusiasts with over 89,000 acres of land to explore, as well as 22,000 acres of designated wilderness area. With all of this space, the outdoor adventures are seemingly endless. We recommend a multi-day backpacking trip to...
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  • Gilroy, California

    Redfern Pond from Hunting Hollow Trail

    7.3 mi / 1364 ft gain
    Redfern Pond from Hunting Hollow Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Gilroy, California
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  • Gilroy, California

    Pacheco Falls Loop via Coyote Creek/Hunting Hollow

    22.73 mi / 5007 ft gain
    Pacheco Falls Loop via Coyote Creek/Hunting Hollow is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Gilroy, California.
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  • Morgan Hill, California

    Bear Springs Loop

    28.42 mi / 6171 ft gain
    Bear Springs Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Morgan Hill, California.
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  • Morgan Hill, California

    Backpack to Coit Lake

    5.0
    26 mi
    This trail can be started from Coe Headquarters or Hunting Hollow Trailhead. The trail from Coe HQ is 2 miles longer, almost all elevation but provides beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. These directions will be starting from Coe HQ.Follow the loop around the parking area to the backpa...
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  • Morgan Hill, California

    Backpack to Mississippi Lake

    5.0
    26.4 mi / 3600 ft gain
    If you're tired of trying and failing to get reservations for backcountry camping around the bay area, then Henry Coe State Park is the perfect place to visit. No reservations need to be made prior to the trip. All you need to do is get to the HQ on the morning of your trip, get your permits and ...
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  • Morgan Hill, California

    Rancho Canada del Oro and Calero Park Loop

    16.06 mi / 3428 ft gain
    Rancho Canada del Oro and Calero Park Loop s an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Twentynine Palms, California.
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  • Morgan Hill, California

    Mayfair Ranch Trail to Serpentine Loop Trail

    8.02 mi / 1755 ft gain
    Mayfair Ranch Trail to Serpentine Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near San Jose, California.
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  • Paicines, California

    Condor Gulch Overlook Loop via Peaks View Area

    5.74 mi / 1490 ft gain
    Condor Gulch Overlook Loop via Peaks View Area is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Paicines, California.
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  • Aptos, California

    Sand Point Overlook Via West Ridge Loop

    13.75 mi / 2175 ft gain
    Sand Point Overlook Via West Ridge Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Aptos, California.
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  • Aptos, California

    Epicenter to Five Finger Falls

    15.41 mi / 2408 ft gain
    Epicenter to Five Finger Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Aptos, California.
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  • Soquel, California

    Hinkley Basin Fire Road to Santa Rosalia Mountain

    13.16 mi / 2690 ft gain
    Hinkley Basin Fire Road to Santa Rosalia Mountain is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Soquel, California.
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  • Soquel, California

    Five Finger Falls via Hinckley Basin Fire Road

    12.27 mi / 2904 ft gain
    Five Finger Falls via Hinckley Basin Fire Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Soquel, California.
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  • Sand City, California

    Bikepack Highway 1: Monterey to San Luis Obispo

    130 mi / 9000 ft gain
    Please be aware that this is NOT a route for beginning cyclist. It is a very hilly route and you will be sharing the road with cars for the entire route, the shoulder is sometimes very slim. This should not scare you from doing the trip, just be aware of the risks and dangers you might be facing....
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