The Dinkey Lakes Wilderness is in the Sierra National Forest east of Fresno, California. It is a place for camping, hunting, fishing and many other recreation activities. Many of the lakes are within Wilderness which is protected by the Wilderness Act of 1964 and therefore the subsequent laws.
The Dinkey area is known for its scenery and recreation, but it is a national forest in need of protection. It is one of many Wilderness in California that Wilderness Corps is working to preserve.
Sierra National Forest welcomes 1.5 million annual visitors, who flock to the forest for its scenery and recreation. The park is dotted with 5,000 homes and cabins. It’s known for opportunities in virtually every outdoor recreation activity — boating, camping, fishing, hunting, bicycling, horseback riding and hiking.
With its chaparral hillsides, alpine forests, lakes, meadows and rivers, Dinkey is scenic and diverse. It is home to threatened species, like the California red-legged frog and Lahontan cutthroat trout. Dinkey also is a habitat for the rare Pacific fisher, a shy, furry mammal, and the California spotted owl.
In 2014 we will be offering both backpacking and Stewardship trips were you will be able to lend a hand to protecting this area. Check out our Meetup Group for all the current details.