What most people don’t realize is that when vacationing in June Lake, when you gaze to the West you are looking at the Eastern boarder of Yosemite National Park.
Ghost towns are time travel portals for our imaginations. In the west ghost towns attract those of us who played cowboys as kids, or read Zane Grey or Louis LAmour, or watched Gunsmoke or The Lone Ranger on TV.
Up and down the Eastern Sierra corridor near June Lake, California, lie hot springs just waiting to be discovered.
Thousand Island Lake is absolutely amazing. It doesnt seem possible that a place of beauty like that can feel so remote and yet be so close by.
In the stunning mountain landscape of the Inyo National Forest around June Lake, it is easy to get overwhelmed with the many hiking trails available.
Perhaps one of the most beautiful mountain communities in the state, June Lake has all the climber, hiker and skier could ask for.