Inyo National Forest Hiking Trails

At almost 3,000 square miles, Inyo National Forest offers tons of epic hiking trails, including the highest point in the lower 48, Mt Whitney. Intersected by the awesome road-trip route, 395, there’s a ton of great hikes for all levels. Don’t forget to leave your parks pass on your dashboard when you do these hikes.

Name Distance Level Location Climb Dogs
Cottonwood Lakes Hike13ModerateLone Pine1350Y
Lone Pine Lake Hike5.6ModerateLone Pine1900N
Fossil Falls Hike0.5EasyOlancha30Y
Hagen Canyon Trail Hike (California)1.2EasyCantil120N
Red Cliffs Trail Hike – Red Rock Canyon SP0.9EasyCantil120N
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

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