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The Best Backpacking in Baker

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

Top backpacking spots in and near Baker

  • Baker, Nevada

    Johnson Lake via South Fork Baker Creek

    10.35 mi / 3330 ft gain
    Johnson Lake via South Fork Baker Creek is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Baker, Nevada.
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  • Baker, Nevada

    Baker Lake-Johnson Lake Loop

    12.98 mi / 4629 ft gain
    Baker Lake-Johnson Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Baker, Nevada.
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  • Baker, Nevada

    Backpack on the Baker/Johnson Lake Loop

    12 mi / 3300 ft gain
    Check out a quieter side of Great Basin National Park by spending a night camped at Baker Lake. There are several opportunities to pitch your tent along the way, or you can choose a spot right on the shores of the lake. On the weekend we were there, there was only one other party spending the nig...
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  • Baker, Nevada

    Wheeler Peak via Upper Lehman Creek

    15.27 mi / 5177 ft gain
    Not a feat for the faint of heart. You have to want this one. Especially if you are dealing with intermittent patches of snow. The Upper Lehman Creek Trail, the Wheeler Peak Trail, and the summit are not overly challenging when done on their own, but the sum of it's parts makes this combination t...
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  • Baker, Nevada

    Johnson Lake via Snake Creek

    6.99 mi / 2484 ft gain
    Johnson Lake via Snake Creek is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Baker, Nevada.
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