Hike the Chocolate Lakes Loop

7.4 Miles Round Trip - 1633 ft gain - Loop Trail

Hike the Chocolate Lakes Loop

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The Chocolate Lakes Loop Trail is a 7.4 mile hike in Inyo National Forest in the Eastern Sierras. The trail features many glorious alpine lakes, hidden gems that are hard to access outside of the summer months.

Begin at the South Lake Wildflower Trail and head toward Chocolate Peak (the brown peak on the horizon). Take note that the trail is not maintained once it leaves the main trail by long lake. Previous hikers have left rock cairns along the path to indicate the proper direction to take. It is suggested to hike the loop in a counter clockwise direction (bear right at the fork).

This trail allows dogs. 

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Canoeing
Camping
Fishing
Backpacking
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
Groups
Lake
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife
Swimming Hole

Details

7.4 Miles
1633 ft elevation gain
Loop Trail

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