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Dog Lake / Lembert Dome, CA

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Difficulty 2 of 5
Distance Round Trip 4 miles
Trailhead Elevation 8,701 feet
Elevation Gain 705 feet
Accumulated Gain 760 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 7.8
Dogs not allowed
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7  2018-08-06 nonot
4  2018-07-30 nonot
30  2016-07-09 Lucyan
14  2014-07-22 ddgrunning
15  2012-06-26 John9L
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Preferred   Jun, Sep, Aug, Jul
Sun  7:02am - 4:38pm
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Overview: Distance and elevation reflect a round trip from Dog Lake parking area to both Dog Lake and Lembert Dome. For round trip from Lembert Dome parking area add 0.7 mi and 100 ft elevation. This can also be done as 4.7 mi / 860 ft AEG loop hike with side trips both Dog Lake and Lembert Dome from either parking area using a section of PCT along Dana Fork of Tuolumne River as parking areas connector.

Lembert Dome provides a spectacular view of Tuolumne Meadows and surrounding peaks. Have footwear with good traction as approach to the top of the dome is quite steep.


Dog Lake is a small mountain lake surrounded by forests and granite mountains with a meadow at the far end.

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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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Yosemite National Park
Entrance Fees
Wilderness Permit
Half Dome Permit - Currently required 7 days a week. Check the link for the most up to date information.

2014 - 300 permits issued daily, 225 for dayhikers.
2013 - 400 permits issued daily, 300 for dayhikers.


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Dog Lake parking area (shuttle stop #2): From Tioga Pass entrance drive west 6.5 mi, from Big Oak Rd / CA-120 junction drive east 40 mi. Turn south following the "Ranger Station" sign. Signed parking lot is in 0.4 mi on the left.

Lembert Dome parking area (shuttle stop #4): From Tioga Pass entrance drive west 6.9 mi, from Big Oak Rd / CA-120 junction drive east 39.6 mi. Small signed parking lot in on the north side of Tioga Rd. Additional parking is may be found at the stables and along the gravel road going to the stables.
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