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John Muir Wilderness Area Map

The John Muir Wilderness covers 581,000 acres and stretches 100 miles along the Sierra crest. The John Muir Trail, intersects with the Pacific Crest Trail, and the Tahoe Yosemite Trail. The natural preserve is bordered by the Inyo National Forest.

With the exception of the first nine miles at the northern end climbing out of Yosemite Valley, the elevation of the John Muir Trail seldom dips below 8,000 feet (2438 m) which is about the same elevation as the town of Mammoth Lakes. The trail crosses six passes in excess of 11,000 feet (3353 m): from north to south. It's high. You can see the John Muir wildernerss from the top of Mammoth Mountain which is at 11.053 feet. If you're going to get a Mammoth vacation rental while your on your trip, be sure to ride the Panorma Gondola to the top.

John Muir Wilderness Map Provided Courtesy of City Concierge



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