Robinson Lake Trail
Starting from the Onion Valley Campground, Robinson Lake Trail ends at Robinson Lake in the John Muir Wilderness. It is a popular destination for day hikers. The distance to Robinson Lake is approximately 1.4 miles, and the elevation gain is approximately 1,300 feet.. The trail is rough and infrequently maintained.
At a Glance
|Reservations:||Reserve up to 6 months in advance at www.Recreation.gov|
|Water:||Water from creeks, lakes and springs should be treated before drinking.|
|Restroom:||Vault toilet at trailhead. Along trails, bury human waste away from water sources.|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
From Highway 395, in Independence, CA:
- Turn west on Market Street.
- Onion Valley is about 15 miles west of Independence, at an elevation of about 9,600 feet.
- The Robinson Lake Trail begins at the east end of Onion Valley Campground, near Site #8.
- The road is usually open from May to November, depending on snow conditions.