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Sunrise Lake Trail is a 1.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ashford, Washington that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until October.

Distance: 1.4 miles Elevation Gain: 390 feet Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

no dogs

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icy
4 days ago

Beautiful view!! Icy though and dangerous at a couple parts. I would not recommend Sunrise Lake nor Clover Lake for children or elderly until the ice melts.

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snow
9 months ago

Walked down to Sunrise Lake today. Little bit of snow on trail, but nothing some tennis shoes couldn’t handle. Lake itself is very pretty but since there isn’t much of a view of Rainier, I won’t have to come back.

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11 months ago

Good trail. visiting from Midwest the uphill back required a few Kodak moment stops but beautiful views.

Mon Aug 27 2018

Very short trail. Not busy.

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Tue Jun 09 2015

06/07/15 - Sunday - Just a quick note to say that the trail is clear of snow, no bugs, and the wildflowers are starting to emerge. I was here in the afternoon and the crowds were thin but the parking area was pretty full. Saw an elk on the trail on the way back. I continued on to the Upper Palisades Lake and will write more on that trail page. More on my hiking blog at cairnguru.com

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Sat Aug 16 2014

Despite what the previous reviewer claims, this is not a great spot to camp. Camping is not allowed at any of the lakes along this trail, except Dick Lake and Upper Palisades Lake.

camping
Mon Jul 14 2014

Awesome views. Great spot to camp and starting point for other hikes.

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