Sword Lake

Sword Lake

Sword Lake is one of the many natural, alpine lakes nestled in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness in the Stanislaus National Forest. Sword lake is a popular destination for hikers and backpackers because of the short 2.5 mile hike from the County Line Trailhead and excellent swimming opportunities. It’s a moderate level, five mile in and out hike […]

Wheat's Meadow

Wheat’s Meadow

Wheat’s Meadow is nestled in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness in the Stanislaus National Forest. It’s a moderate level, six mile in and out hike and is easily done in one afternoon. The maximum elevation is 6,640′ and the minimum is 6,257′ with a total elevation gain of around 1,600′. The highlights of this hike are the […]