Eastern Sierra Hikes

Just because the Eastern Sierras are home to the big mountains doesn’t mean that all the Eastern Sierra hikes are long or tough. There’s a great range of hikes in the Eastern Sierra and neighboring regions for all skill levels. From short hikes through rock formations, to moderate hikes to pristine alpine lakes, to hikes to the oldest trees on earth, and of course, hikes to the high mountains, the Eastern Sierras has it all.

Name Distance Level Location Climb Dogs
Cottonwood Lakes Hike13ModerateLone Pine1350Y
Lone Pine Lake Hike5.6ModerateLone Pine1900N
Fossil Falls Hike0.5EasyOlancha30Y
Hike the Mobius Arch Loop Trail0.6EasyLone Pine65Y
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest Hike4.4ModerateBishop900Y
White Mountain Peak Hike (California)15HardBishop3360Y
Mt Whitney Hike22Very HardWhitney Portal6960N

Eastern Sierra Hiking Tips

Popular Hikes in the Eastern Sierras

  1. Mt Whitney
  2. Cottonwood Lake
  3. Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest Hike

Family Hikes in the Eastern Sierras

  1. Mobius Arch Loop
  2. Lone Pine Lake
  3. Fossil Falls

All Guides

Cottonwood Lakes HikeCottonwood Lakes Hike
13 miles - Moderate
Lone Pine Lake HikeLone Pine Lake Hike
5.6 miles - Moderate
fossil falls hikeFossil Falls Hike
0.5 miles - Easy
mt whitney needlesMt Whitney Hike
22 miles - Very Hard