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amazing..loves all tge water crossing. we got rain and hail but it was shaded and cool enough, not many people. we were only ones at Island Lake. closer to 14 mi. wildflowers were kicking

I did this the last week of June. The snow is all gone! I'd recommend waterproof boots as you'll have 2 river crossings as well as a couple streams. Also, every now and then you'll run into mud. The trail is mellow for awhile, then you hit the last stretch to the top and that'll be a tough ascent (going to island lake). One last thing, there is a fire ban in effect so double check if it's still in place before you go out!

The sign at the trailhead says it's a 14.2 mile trip

Most of the trail is lined with wild flowers. There are a few sketchy river crossings and the trail can be swampy in sections. The views are amazing! Garmin said it was 16.25 miles round trip?

Went up Saturday morning with my sons (12 & 13) and made it to the lakes late afternoon. There was a lot of snow, water and mud on the last mile. The few groups we saw on the way up camped in the meadow before the last steep part to the lake. We decided to go for it and camp in a wide open grassy area right by the lake in spite of the wind gusts and cold. It was incredibly beautiful and peaceful. We ended up having rain all night and several thunderstorms but we were warm and dry. This is a fairly hard hike with packs but well worth it. The last 1.5 miles is stunning...breathtaking...there aren’t words.

Beautiful trail, I'd like to come back and do an overnight stay.

This was the start of a 3 day back pack trip. Love this place. Highly recommend it.