Granite Creek campground

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Granite Creek campground

Post by May1961 » Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:49 am

Live in Washington state but grew up in Clovis. Growing up dad took us to GCC for a week or two every summer. Haven’t been back since late 80’s/early 90’s. Is there still a trail across the bridge that takes you up to Cattle? Mountain and down to Sheep’s Crossing?








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Re: Granite Creek campground

Post by bobby49 » Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:04 am

I walked across the good bridge at Sheep Crossing a few years ago. We had dayhiked from Mammoth.

The dirt roads and trails have changed a little since the USGS topo maps were made.

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Re: Granite Creek campground

Post by May1961 » Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:31 pm

Thanks for the reply. I’ve been as far as Sheep Crossing. Thinking about trying for Iron Lake and maybe make a loop hike via Hemlock Crossing.

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Re: Granite Creek campground

Post by bobby49 » Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:16 pm

This is a good trail for a Trans-Sierra Dayhike. You get one small group going east from Granite Creek, and they finish at Horseshoe Lake near Mammoth. Then the second small group goes west from Horseshoe Lake and finishes at Granite Creek. Each group drives home the vehicle of the other group.

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