Dickey Lake

MODERATE 3 reviews
#31 of 41 trails in

Dickey Lake is a 5.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Essex, Montana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running and is best used from July until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
5.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,496 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

hiking

trail running

lake

wildlife

snow

hiking
11 days ago

Really enjoyed this hike and the lake at the end is quite secluded and breathtaking! Plus we only encountered 2 other people while hiking which we loved. Although the trail is a bit overgrown, we didn't have any difficulty following it. We did encounter quite a bit of bear scat along the trail though so make sure to bring the bear repellant.

The trail starts off with a decent climb for a while and then meanders downward through a river crossing and continues with fairly minimal decline and incline. The last bit goes back to a steeper incline but it much shorter than the beginning and after this bit of incline, the lake comes into view. Overall an enjoyable hike with a beautiful lake at the end!

hiking
2 months ago

very overgrown, hard to follow and 2 miles in becomes mucky as well

hiking
Tuesday, June 27, 2017