East Boulder Lake

(to East Boulder Lake)
4 miles round-trip
930 feet elevation gain
Open early July through October
Use: hikers, horses

Moderate (to pass near PCT)
6.4 miles round-trip
1350 feet elevation gain

Difficult (along PCT)
9.8-mile loop
1920 feet elevation gain 

Left: The outlet of East Boulder Lake.

This little known corner of the Trinity Alps Wilderness samples the best of the region—gorgeous lakes in scenic high country. But it also has the drawbacks of the region—rough trailhead access roads and cattle herds that damage alpine meadows. Note that group size for humans is limited to ten. Permits are required for campfires, stoves, or overnight use, and can be picked up at ranger stations.

To drive here from Oregon, take ....

For a longer hike, ....

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes in Southern Oregon.

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