Do you know if water is currently available at Mowery or Jacobson Meadow? 52 With-A-View. A similar hike from the west side would be to Summit Lake (https://goldentroutwilderness.wordpress.com/sequoia-nf-trips/weekend/summit-lake/). I was still hoping to do a trip on Oct. 10-12th around the same area. The last mile is really rocky and rough, but I have seen cars parked at the trailhead before.i imagine they went very slow though. I have always wanted to go to Maggie Lks and climb Maggie Mtn, It’s a great trip and there are books to sign at thebtop of both peaks near Maggie lakes. Penegore Lake. Any update on road 21S50 to the Summit Trailhead being open yet. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Hiking, snowshoeing and pets NH 200 Highest. Awesome! All, property owners are voting members of the Maggie Lakes Owners, Association. Cohos Trail. Click on the link for the property where you are interested in skiing for more information. Tiny patch of snow that is probably melted by now. I did it a couple of years ago. Belknap Range. Hi Joshua, 52 With-A-View. Hoping to go this weekend. I will be leaving before the office opens and am nervous about the path being obscured by fallen trees and/or snow. This year we will meet outside in the Alpha, Village Pavillion. The “alternative” map is for those who wish to go the longer route (11 miles total one way) due to road closures, snow, or simply to do something different. He said you could probably find your way up with map and compass navigation, but you’ll be hiking through dense overgrowth. This is considered the the second uphill pull. An easy way is to simply follow the stream on the west side of the lower lake uphill. Were famous for our burgers and breaded tenderloin sandwich. NPS / Nevalainen. The road is open right now so it should be clear for you. NH 4,000 Footers. No other reports have come in. Closure order terminates 10-6-2015 at 0800 AM. Home for sale at 130 Beaver Trail Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, with MLS 210025. The trail enters Glacier Peak Wilderness and winds through dense old growth forest and huge boulder patches to Slide Lake at 3,100-feet elevation. This calm stretch of the South River will get easier to paddle — once a pair of access points are built. With Rena Sofer, Winston Rekert, Linda Darlow, Adam J. Harrington. The trail climbs by Alpine Meadow, Neva Point junction, upper portions of the Alpine Creek watershed. No restroom facilities. This ends the second pull and the trail descends down into Griswold Meadow. Unfortunately I called the station and they said Maggie lakes is closed due to a cabin fire. Do it!!!! Just got back. Hiking for another mile and you will arrive at the lower Maggie Lake. Just found out. Directed by Penelope Buitenhuis. South Mountaineer Creek has small goldens right at the trail and below. Thank for the fast reply regarding the permit! 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The trail may fade slightly in areas, but look for stacked rocks or past use, i.e. 12 + blowdowns and foliage is beginning to cover the trail. Hey Joshua. trail: poor: Glacial Lakes State Trail: 2021-01-14: Trail is bare at this time. Do you have any recommendations with the same type of views of lakes, ability to fish, relatively same amount of distance and possibility of making a fire (not needed but would be nice)? Our goal is to maintain a quality environment for the benefit of, all members. Half a mile from the Bayview Trailhead on Highway 89, the trail passes a dramatic overlook of Emerald Bay and Lake Tahoe. The description following the links to the maps below only apply to the first map. If water cannot be found you’ll need to follow the Mountaineer Trail east a bit to find water. Markey Lake. Summit Lake has fish, so you can fish there after you hike for about 7.6 miles. The shortest route is starting at the Summit Trailhead (8,265 feet) at the end of Forest Service road 21S50 or “north road.” There is a small parking area and a place to temporarily tie up horses. The trail descends down to Jacobsen Meadow and then proceeds on a short uphill to Mowery Meadow, approximately 4.6 miles from the trailhead. Slide Lake Trail 635 The Slide Lake Trail is slightly more than one mile long, maintaining a gentle grade for its entire length, making it a pleasant, easy family hike. Nothing was flowing in any other streams or out any of the lakes. Keep going west towards Maggie Lakes as the trail north goes to private property. Otherwise thanks again for the update! If you have any public photos you would like to share feel free to do so. My guess as to why would be a die-off due to the Cabin fire very near to the area in July of 2015. The only open access into the Golden Trout Wilderness and Maggie Lakes is the Wishon trail via the Long Meadow trail. Either way, anyone else have a solid update on snow (if any) and water crossings (if passable)? NH 4,000 Footers. The lakes were beautiful! Camped at Lower Maggie 2 nights, day hiked to Upper Maggie on day 2 for an invigorating swim. The ranger said you might be able to get across in the morning when the water is low, but probably not in the afternoon. Ongie Lake. Hopefully soon! Our group got real spooked at the sight and high-tailed it back down the trail at first light. Beyond Summit Lake, I would stow away your poles till you get to Maggie Lakes. Do you know of any good alternative 3-day trips in the area that are open / accessible? Your findings were posted on the main page for others to read about. I have heard it is pretty easy to navigate though. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. My name is Nita Sharp. Challenging long hike for me coming from sea level that morning to 9000+ ft…headache and sloooow in the final push. Join us as we discuss the Michigan Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. Lion Fire in 2011 went through the area and no trail crews have fixed it. Thunder Riders (2 weeks ago) UP Central Trails, Inc. (1 month ago) UP Sno Phlyers (6 years ago) Wellston Winter Trails and Promotions (4 days ago) West Michigan Snowmobile Council (2 weeks ago) The trail does get a little hard to follow towards the end when it gets rocky but there were plenty of stacked rocks to follow so it wasn’t an issue. From here the trail ascends the cleavage between the peaks and reaches the pass in another half mile. Additions and CorrectionsPost an Addition or Correction Heading up in mid October. We are planning to make a trip this weekend to Maggie Lakes. There was also a very creepy looking abandoned campsite that had clearly been ransacked by a bear: empty shredded food containers, a ripped-up tent, shoes, pots and pans, a child’s fishing pole, just a real mess. Maggie Lakes looked like a great option for my two friends and me; two of us fly fish. Winthrop and Mazama Fatbike and snowshoe trails will be on on the soft side with new snow and warmer conditions. I’m looking here: http://www.fs.usda.gov/sequoia. Mountain Conditions Check with the ranger station for current conditions. Average year the roads are open by June 1 to access the Summit Trail on the North Road (21S50). We did manage to find a single wildflower that wasn’t dead, but that was about it. At this point the trail climbs uphill and up to a great vista point. Griswold Meadow has a dispersed camping area and a small creek near the trail. Markey Lake. perfect backdrop for property owners to enjoy fishing, hunting, hiking, boating, and skiing, along with the beauty and peace of the northwoods. Check out the links under the About Tab, where you can read, the Maggie Lakes story on the History page and learn about our Covenants, Our annual meeting will be held Labor Day weekend on Saturday, September 5 at 9 am. Ongie Lake. Maggie's Peak towers above Cascade Lake in Desolation Wilderness' fringe, and as such, it offers panoramic views over much of the Lake Tahoe rim as well as many of the surrounding peaks and lakes in Desolation. The trail is not in very good condition once you pass summit lake, make sure you have navigation tools with you. Three please know some ares are more rocky terrain than others. Southern leg of the Rae Lakes Loop (entry trail if doing the loop counter-clockwise). He also said you should plan on having to wait several days to get across the river depending on flows. Example is going downhill a mile or so to find enough water to fish in the creeks. I spoke with the Western Divide ranger station a few times this week, because we wanted to go to Maggie Lakes over the weekend. Here's a little about our other location Maggie's Bar and Grill in Boonville and some more information about our plans for Maggie's on The Lake. We are considering doing this July 10-12 and unsure of the state of Summit Trail right now. I was up there in mid July backpacking. I recommend watching the weather closet before heading out for sure. Maggie Lake. You need to contact the Sequoia National Forest. Rae Lakes Loop: Begins at Road's End. First allowed campsite - Sphinx Creek Junction (4 miles). Camp was dry and much warm the previous. Learn how your comment data is processed. My buddy and I were camping at confluence of Alpine Cr and Little Kern, and got out of there very quickly last night, hiking 6 miles in the dark!! 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