DISTANCE
7.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2,319 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

rocky

snow

no dogs

hiking
9 hours ago

Extraordinary hike! It is challenging -- especially the final ascent to the lake. The views at the lake are stunning! Take lots of water. Take lunch. Bring friends and ENJOY! The trail is longer than 7.7 miles, though. We tracked it closer to 9 miles. And, with another near mile added on because we had to park far away from the trailhead, it made for about a 10 mile total round trip. Excellent way to spend the day!!