Little Lakes Valley


The Little Lakes Valley lies at the end of the gorgeous Rock Creek road, which ventures high into the High Sierra from Tom’s Place along Highway 395. The trailhead at Mosquito Flat is at 10,300 feet, one of the highest trailheads in the Sierra. The Little Lakes Valley is therefore some of the best and easiest access to the High Sierra, making the area very popular. This popularity is well-earned however. The Little Lakes valley is as its namesake suggests, full of small lakes. Many formidable mountains line the valley, including Mount Mills, Mount Dade, Bear Creek Spire and Mount Morgan (pictured center) among several others. The Mono Pass trail also has a terminus near Mosquito Flat.