Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Ten Lakes Trail

The Ten Lakes Trail leads to the head of the Yosemite Creek drainage and into the Tuolumne River basin. Most hikers use this trail to reach Ten Lakes and Grant Lakes, but the trail continues to May Lake. It forms a long semicircle that leads past Tuolumne Peak and ends at May Lake Campground. The total mileage for this trail is 22 miles.

Directions

Directions from Arch Rock Entrance: Travel along the Merced River on Highway 140 to the Old Big Oak Flat Road junction. Turn left on to Old Big Oak Flat Road and drive 9.5 miles to Tioga Road. Turn right on Tioga Road and travel 19.5 miles to the Ten Lakes Trailhead. Continue 7 miles along Tioga Road to May Lake Road. Turn left toward May Lake and drive to the trailhead parking area at the end of the road.