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Minarets - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Minarets, California, USA

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About Minarets

Minarets is a former settlement in Madera County, California. It was located 5 miles southeast of North. The name Minarets was applied to a geologic feature in the county; see Minarets. The name was applied to a city planned as the county seat for the then newly established Madera County located 15 miles east of Madera.


Attractions Near Minarets

Minaret Lake
Minaret Lake1.83km from Minarets

Minaret Lake is a lake in the Ritter Range, a subrange of the Sierra Nevada, in California. It is located in extreme northeastern Madera County, within the Ansel Adams Wilderness of the Inyo National Forest. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and there are also so many things to see and do here.

Nydiver Lakes
Nydiver Lakes3.56km from Minarets

This set of 3 small lakes, and some nearby tarns, lies above and just to the north of Ediza. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also there are so many things to see and aod .There is a small hike also to reach this lake.

Mount Ritter
Mount Ritter3.57km from Minarets

Mount Ritter is the highest mountain in Madera County, California, in the Western United States. It is made of strikingly dark rock and is quite prominent due to its height and isolation. A good and risky trekking destination and also this mountain offers you astonishing views of this area.

Banner Peak
Banner Peak4.14km from Minarets

This is the most picturesque peak in the Sierra Nevada. It is the second highest peak in the Ritter Range. The mountain is 12,942 feet tall, and there are several glaciers on its slopes. It lies within the boundaries of the Ansel Adams Wilderness. Banner Peak is most photogenic from the northeast: it seems to be floating on the vast 2-mile wide waters of Thousand Island Lake, while bulky Mount Ritter is hidden from view

Garnet Lake
Garnet Lake5.34km from Minarets

A beautiful lake in Madera, which is surrounded by mountains and also there are so many things to do. It is a good fishing spot and also you can swim and there is also so any leisure activities possible.

Thousand Island Lake
Thousand Island Lake6.53km from Minarets

Thousand Island Lake is a large alpine lake in the Sierra Nevada, within the Ansel Adams Wilderness in eastern Madera County, California. It is the source of the Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River, which flows southeast, and then west, into the San Joaquin Valley. The lake is a glacial tarn, formed in the bottom of a cirque when a glacier retreated.

Where is Minarets

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Madera County
Madera County
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Madera is the Spanish term for wood. The county derives its name from the town of Madera, named when the California Lumber Company built a log flume to carry lumber to the Central Pacific Railroad there in 1876.

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