The Best Hiking in Sequoia

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

Top hiking spots in and near Sequoia

  • Three Rivers, California

    Sawtooth Pass Trail

    12.29 mi / 4180 ft gain
    Sawtooth Pass Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Three Rivers, California.
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  • Three Rivers, California

    Mineral King to Little Five Lakes Trail

    28.2 mi / 8737 ft gain
    Mineral King to Little Five Lakes Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Three Rivers, California.
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  • Three Rivers, California

    Backpack to Crystal Lakes

    5.0
    9.8 mi / 2200 ft gain
    The trail to Crystal Lakes begins at the Timber Gap/Sawtooth Trailhead (7,800 feet elevation), which is located at the end of Mineral King Valley Rd.  The trail immediately ascends through a meadow boasting dramatic alpine views and a roaring waterfall. Eventually you'll cross Monarch Creek and b...
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  • Three Rivers, California

    Backpack the Little Five & Big Five Lakes Loop

    5.0
    26.5 mi / 10000 ft gain
    Day 1: A long, rewarding day. Over the course of 11.5 miles you will complete around 10,000ft of elevation change.  To start, park the car at the Sawtooth-Monarch Trailhead (7500ft) and begin on the trail, immediately ascending to Timber Gap (9500ft).  Once at the gap, the trail makes it's way do...
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  • Three Rivers, California

    Hike to Lower Monarch Lake

    5.0
    8.4 mi
    The drive takes about 90 minutes to get to the trailhead from Three Rivers, CA so plan accordingly and make sure you get there early. Lower Mineral Lake is located below Sawtooth Peak in Sequoia National Park.Once you're parked and ready to jump on the trail, head to the Sawtooth Trailhead. You'l...
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  • Three Rivers, California

    Mineral King Loop

    36.92 mi / 10548 ft gain
    Mineral King Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Three Rivers, California.
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  • Three Rivers, California

    Farewell Gap Trail

    12.36 mi / 2884 ft gain
    Farewell Gap Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Three Rivers, California.
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  • Three Rivers, California

    First Mosquito Lake Trail

    6.64 mi / 2008 ft gain
    First Mosquito Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Three Rivers, California.
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  • Three Rivers, California

    White Chief Canyon Trail

    7.35 mi / 2228 ft gain
    White Chief Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Three Rivers, California.
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  • Three Rivers, California

    Backpack to Franklin Lakes & Franklin Pass

    11.4 mi / 2500 ft gain
    Franklin Lakes is part of the Sequoia National Park and can be reached from the trailhead starting near the Mineral King Ranger Station. Bear containers are required and can be rented at the Ranger Station. The hike to Franklin Lakes campground will take 6 hours or less (depending on your speed/h...
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  • Three Rivers, California

    Backpack in Mineral King

    5.0
    30 mi
    The trailhead is right near the Mineral King Ranger Station (on Mineral King Rd) in Sequoia National Park. Depending on where you're coming from I would recommend driving in and camping at Cold Springs Campground (which is also in close proximity to the ranger station) the night before you begin ...
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  • Three Rivers, California

    Cold Springs Nature Trail

    2.4 mi / 436 ft gain
    Cold Springs Nature Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Three Rivers, California.
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  • Three Rivers, California

    Paradise Ridge Trail

    5.69 mi / 2395 ft gain
    Paradise Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Three Rivers, California.
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  • Sequoia National Park, California

    Hike to Tokopah Falls in Sequoia National Park

    4.2
    4 mi / 500 ft gain
    This hike starts from the Lodgepole area of Sequoia National Park. Parking is easy at the easternmost end of the paved road prior to entering the campground.From the south side, the trail starts off by crossing the Marble Fork of the Kaweah River to the north side. It then loosely follows the riv...
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  • Sequoia National Park, California

    Eagle View Trail

    1.46 mi / 243 ft gain
    Eagle View Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Three Rivers, California.
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  • Sequoia National Park, California

    High Sierra Trail: Ninemile Creek to Bearpaw Meadow

    21.38 mi / 4341 ft gain
    High Sierra Trail: Ninemile Creek to Bearpaw Meadow Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Three Rivers, California.
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