The Trout Lake Trail is a surprisingly verdant one, with views of three lakes
This is a delightful trail with some steep parts at the beginning and the end. The views of Trout Lake, Emerald Lake and Lily Lake are spectacular and there are interesting rocks along the way. Since you can drive to both ends of the trail, it sets up for an easy one way trip if you arrange it with a friend. The trail head for the Hoodoo Canyon Trail is at the Trout Lake Campground, where there are several campsites and a vault toilet. From the trail head 2.5 miles along there will be a trail that heads down to beautiful Emerald Lake. It’s pretty steep in parts, but getting to the lake is worth it. A boat ramp for non-motorized boats has easy access.
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