Gem Lake Trail is a 9.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gilbert, Washington that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
We went to gem lake to avoid the crowd in snow lake. The lake is a beautiful. The water is clear. It's picturesque everywhere I took a lot of pictures of fall colors on the hike. I will come back camping someday.