Convict Creek Trail 7.1 mi

  • From the west (far) shore of Convict Lake, the Convict Creek Trail makes its way south along the base of Laurel Mountain's Sevennah Cliff. After about a mile, the trail crosses the boundary into the John Muir Wilderness and continues therein for its duration. Reaching Mildred Lake, after five miles, you have the option to continue climbing up to Lake Dorothy at 10,275 feet, and from there over to Lake Genevieve and Edith Lake. The Convict Creek Trail is accessed from the Convict Canyon Trailhead.

  • From the west (far) shore of Convict Lake, the Convict Creek Trail makes its way south along the base of Laurel Mountain's Sevennah Cliff. After about a mile, the trail crosses the boundary into the John Muir Wilderness and continues therein for its duration. Reaching Mildred Lake, after five miles, you have the option to continue climbing up to Lake Dorothy at 10,275 feet, and from there over to Lake Genevieve and Edith Lake. The Convict Creek Trail is accessed from the Convict Canyon Trailhead.

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July 27, 2016

“I have backpacked this trail 4 times soon to be 5. This is in my top 5 trails. Good fishing (must use barbless lures only). Views in all directions are breath taking. Remember to LEAVE NO TRACE!!”

Kevin Glover, Unknown

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  • Hours/Season: Day use only | Year Round 

  • Boating  Fishing 

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