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Sequoia & King Canyon – Rae Lakes

Days:  2-3 Days
Rating: (Moderate/Strenuous)
Milage: 24+
Elevation Gain/lost:
+3400’/-3309″ (optional + 2700′)
Max Elevation :
13,338′
Min Elevation:
 7,654′
Location: Big Pine
Trail Head:
37.128044, -118.427479
Type: Loop
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Rae Lakes is a series of lakes in the Sierra Nevada, located in Kings Canyon National Park, eastern Fresno County, California. The lakes are located on the John Muir Trail. The Rae Lakes Loop is one of the most popular hikes in Sequoia and Kings Canyon, if not in the entire Sierra. The loop is 41.4 miles long, and climbs from 5035′ (1535m) at the trailhead to 11,978′ (3651m) at Glen Pass. High water at stream crossings can be a problem in May and early June. Glen Pass may be impassable to hikers until mid-late July and even later for stock. Because this is such a popular hike, there are certain restrictions along this trail:

Rae Lakes is a series of lakes in the Sierra Nevada, located in Kings Canyon National Park, eastern Fresno County, California. The lakes are located on the John Muir Trail.

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