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Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp

Long Barn, CA

Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp is a 11.6 mile out and back trail located near Long Barn, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from June until October.

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Buckeye Hot Springs Ride
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23 Completed 10 Reviews

Of all the public hot springs on the "east side", Buckeye offers a free and diverse arena for a broad variety of people to enjoy one of nature's spectacular gifts. In the day time, families flock to enjoy the fishing and the natural baths. When the sun goes down it's better to at least be mindful of "hot spring etiquette". If you plan to bring the family at night, it's a great practice to survey the scene before actually bringing the family for a dip...
All in all, the people that I have come in contact with at Buckeye are very respectful.The fishing is great there, and there is unincorporated camping as well as an established camp ground. The pools are man-made of rock and mud and vary in temperature depending on who is soaking. The middle pool with the over-hang is generally the hottest. I absolutely love soaking at night starring up at the sky. There is something magical about soaking in naturally hot water, listening to the river that you can only vaguely see, and watching the stars circle above your head. It's a great place to be silent and listen. But it's also a fun place to hang out and meet new people from far away places.

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Barney Lake
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33 Completed 36 Reviews

Great day hike or run through a spectacular east side canyon to a beautiful peaceful lake. An excellent choice from there is to continue uphill to lakes at the border of the Hoover wilderness and Yosemite for an overnight trip.

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Barney Lake
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26 Completed 18 Reviews

The trail head is accessed in the horrible Annett's Twin Lakes RV campground. Walk to the rear along the campground road on the north edge of the meadow. You quickly leave the busy, noisy campground and are soon on a lovely wooded trail near Robinson Creek. There are open sections, parts through aspen groves, small stream crossings, dramatic craggy mountains, ancient slides, and a lake to cool your toes in. Enjoy!

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Barney Lake
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21 Completed 5 Reviews

Loved this hike. Beautiful views and you quickly feel like you've disappeared into the deep Sierra. Not great fishing at the lake.

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Peeler Lake via Kerrick Meadow Trail
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5 Completed 4 Reviews

I hiked starting in the campground at twin lakes up to barney and then continued on to peeler lake, we did it as a day hike, and let me tell you that doing it in a day is super tough. but the views and the sense of accomplishment are well worth it if you are in the area its a great hike

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Barney Lake
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5 Completed 4 Reviews

I have done this hike many many times I love it .

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Horse Creek Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Easy, my sister in law and I did this with two kids and two dogs :) Pretty view from the top. We saw lots of deer and....lots of people :( crowded trail on a Friday late morning! I like to hike with my dog off leash...not on this trail!

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Calaveras Big Trees State Park / South Grove Loop
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84 Completed 123 Reviews

This trail is located in Calaveras State Park near Arnold,Ca or Angels Camp, Ca. There is an interpretive guide to help you find the trees. They are very large and beautiful. This is a much longer and steeper trail then the North Grove. It is not recommended for wheelchairs. The trees are spaced much further apart so there is a lot of hiking involved. I have seen a lot of children on the trail and they seem to do just fine. There is a junction to the Bradley Grove....a grove of sequoia redwoods that are apart from the other trees. This remote trail is my favorite because nobody hikes this. It is steep and challenging and there is only one grove of trees to see. But it is peaceful and serene and very beautiful. Enjoy

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Barney Lake
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4 Completed 1 Reviews

Just did this trail. 8-1-12. Hike was great. All uphill on the way. Beautiful scenery. Lake was nice and refreshing. Took 4 hours. I would say its a moderate hike.

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Matterhorn Peak Climb Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Hiking the Matterhorn is a great peak to climb! The hike starts out at the Twin Lakes area outside Bridgeport, CA and quickly ascends up along the Horse Creek. After 3 miles it is mostly rocky paths with some good campsites between the ridges at 10,000 feet. From there there is another two miles of hiking up rocks to the SW base of the mountain. The SW face is mostly scree up to the base of the peak where you must scramble up the last 300 feet. The peak is pretty small, and you get an absolutely amazing 360 degree view of the the surrounding mountains and valleys. The weather was great. The hike is definitely challenging due to route finding and rock, but not that dangerous as long as you know where you are going!

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