Hiking The Baker Lake / Johnson Lake Loop

The 6th most popular hiking trail in Nevada.

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Southeast of Ely and southwest of Baker in the rugged snake range, the Baker Lake / Johnson Lake Loop is a 13 mile hiking trek through gnarled bristle cone pinestands past high peaks and caverns. Theres a nice side trip up Baker Peak.

To reach the hiking trailhead from Baker off SR487, head west on SR488 for 5 miles. Turn left heading south on FS590 to the end.

Overall, Baker Lake / Johnson Lake Loop is the 6th most popular hiking trail of all 20 hikes in Nevada. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Baker Lake / Johnson Lake Loop including Arrowhead State Trail, Secret / Blackstone Trail System, Wheeler Peak Trail, Hendrys Creek / Mount Moriah Trail, Big Aspen Trail, Laurentian Trail, Silver Trail, .

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Local Contact(s):  GBNP (775) 234-7331; Nevada Tourism (800) NEVADA-8.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Nevada" from Bruce Grubbs

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Luxury Loding:  Burntside Lodge (218) 365-3894

Breakfast Restaurant:  Minglewood Cafe, Ely

Reference Source:  click here http://www.nps.gov/grba/

GPS:  38.97606, -114.24959

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  6/23/2016

ID:  12203

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