Dinkey Lakes Wilderness
Located in the Sierra National Forest in California.
The 30,000-acre Dinkey Lakes Wilderness is on the west slope of the Sierra Nevada southeast of Huntington Lake and northwest of Courtwright Reservoir. This wilderness is separated from the John Muir Wilderness by the Ershim/Dusy Off-Highway Vehicle Route. The area is characterized by moderately sloping terrain with high peaks near Dinkey Lakes. Vegetation includes stands of white fir, red fir and Jeffrey pine. Interspersed mountain meadows and barren rocky slopes add to the scenic beauty of the wilderness. Most of the area is above 8,000 feet in elevation, with the highest point, Three Sisters Peak, reaching an elevation of 10,619 feet. Visitor permits required for the area.
For further information contact: Kings River and Pineridge Ranger Districts, Sierra National Forest
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication
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