360° VR Panoramas of East of the Sierra Nevada
Twin Lakes
Near Bridgeport, Mono County, California

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Below Lower Twin Lake

Below Lower Twin Lake

The Sawtooth Crest and Matterhorn Peak are visible at the head of the canyon above Twin Lakes.

Lower Twin Lake, Inyo National Forest, California

Date photographed: October 12, 2015
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Glacial Moraines Near Twin Lakes

Glacial Moraines Near Twin Lakes

Between the glacial moraines below Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes, Inyo National Forest, California

Date photographed: October 24, 2009
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Lower Twin Lake

Lower Twin Lake

At the lower end of Lower Twin Lake

Twin Lakes, Inyo National Forest, California

Date photographed: October 24, 2009
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Sagebrush and rabbitbrush at Twin Lakes

Sagebrush and rabbitbrush at Twin Lakes

Despite heavy snow and nearby alpine areas, the lower end of the Twin Lakes is sagebrush desert.

Lower Twin Lake, Inyo National Forest, California

Date photographed: October 12, 2015
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Jeffrey pine at Upper Twin Lake

Jeffrey pine at Upper Twin Lake

There are some magnificent Jeffrey pines along the shores of the Twin Lakes and Robinson Creek.

Upper Twin Lake, Inyo National Forest, California

Date photographed: October 12, 2015
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Drawdown of Upper Twin Lake

Drawdown of Upper Twin Lake

Though the Twin Lakes are natural, there are small dams that control the level. Lake level is lowered by a few feet late in the season each year to augment the Walker River.

Upper Twin Lake, Inyo National Forest, California

Date photographed: October 12, 2015
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Upper Twin Lake frozen

Upper Twin Lake frozen

A magnificent Jeffrey pine at the east end of Lower Twin Lake. I have photographed this same spot in summer and autumn also.

Twin Lakes, near Bridgeport, California

Date photographed: March 11, 2017

Lower Twin Lake frozen

Lower Twin Lake frozen

At an elevation of 7500 feet the Twin Lakes often freeze in cold winters, with snow accumulating on top of the ice.

Twin Lakes, near Bridgeport, California

Date photographed: March 11, 2017

Honeymoon Flat with snow

Honeymoon Flat with snow

The long glacially excavated canyon of Robinson Creek contains the Twin Lakes and several large sagebrush-covered flats.

Twin Lakes, near Bridgeport, California

Date photographed: March 11, 2017

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