Twin Lakes Near Bridgeport
(Horse Creek and Robinson Creek)

Revised 11 Jun 2012 - please send updates to the webmaster

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north Northern Sierra Trailheads (Lake Tahoe, Sonora Pass, Tioga Pass)
south last in Eastern Sierra: Rodecker Flat and Sand Canyon
east next in Eastern Sierra: Green Creek Trailhead
info GPS waypoints: download GPX file
This is the EASTERN Twin Lakes trailhead, not to be confused with the Twin Lakes near Lodgepole on the west side!
See this popup local area map showing Tahoe south to Bridgeport (look for waypoint TWN395).
View the waypoint file (above) for GPS Routes TWIN LAKES and HWY 395 TAHOE TO BRIDGEPORT.
Call the Bridgeport Ranger Station at 760-932-7070 for permits.

The Green Creek trailhead shows on this map, but is described on a separate page.

Leave Hwy 395 in Bridgeport at waypoint TWN395, about half a mile west of the intersection of Hwy 395 and Hwy 182 (waypoint BRIDGE). Follow the paved road to Mono Village, near waypoint TWINLK, where parking is free for dayhikers but you have to pay if you're staying overnight. Signs say your car will be towed away if you don't pay.

There are public hot showers at the Twin Lakes campground for a few bucks.

For the trailheads, go through the S.E. corner of the campground past a couple of campsites (RV sites) before heading across the streams on a couple of bridges. Anyone with specific trailhead details for either Horse Creek (to Matterhorn and Whorl) or Robinson Creek (for Petit, Piute, Volunteer) please contact me so I can upgrade this trailhead description!

Someone once said that if you get to the entrance to Mono Village after 4:30 a.m. you can park on the Twin Lakes road right outside the entrance for free... but it's unusual to have private land around a trailhead, so the normally lax Forest Service rules may not apply here.

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