Pinecrest Lake

Pinecrest Lake is in Stanislaus National Forest, 30 miles east of Sonora, between Yosemite and Lake Tahoe. A beautiful family hike, although my eighty-something year old mother found the terrain difficult. It is very rocky.



Key Statistics

  • 3.7miles
  • ~600 feet elevation gain
Download file: Pinecrest-Lake.gpx


Additional Resources

Camping Guide

Forestry Guide

Visitor Guide



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