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Lake Serene Trail #1068

Intermediate/Difficult

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3.5 mile 5.6 kilometer point to point
72% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,155' 657 m
Descent: -177' -54 m
High: 2,642' 805 m
Low: 596' 182 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 13% (7°)
Max Grade: 54% (28°)

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A climb up the side up a mountain to secluded and beautiful Lake Serene.

William Lin

Features Lake · Swimming · Waterfall

As of Jun 4, 2016, camping and campfires are still prohibited within 1/4 mile of Lake Serene.

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Get a look at Bridal Veil Falls approximately halfway up the trail to Lake Serene before you start the switchbacks up to the lake. As you climb up the side of the mountain to the lake, you get a good view of the valley below right before you cross over a saddle into the bowl the lake sits in. The water is clear, with several shorepoints to enter the water for a swim.

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Oct 14, 2018
Geneva G
Clear, beautiful views down the river valley on the rocky climb up. Cascading falls and beautiful lake at the top. 7.6mi
Aug 20, 2016
Hang Yin
3.5mi — 15h 00m

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Lake Seren at 2:00 PM 9/10/17.
Sep 11, 2017 near Gold Bar, WA
Lake Serene.
May 2, 2017 near Gold Bar, WA
Near the Lake
Jun 7, 2016 near Gold Bar, WA
Lake Serene earns its name!
Jun 7, 2016 near Gold Bar, WA

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