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Granite Lake

 4.3 (3)

9.8 Miles 15.8 Kilometers


85%

Runnable

1,953' 595 m

Ascent

-1,952' -595 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

5,973' 1,821 m

High

4,021' 1,225 m

Low

Shared By Miguel Vieira

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A popular, moderately-difficult route to a scenic granite lake.

Miguel Vieira

Dogs Leashed

Features Lake · River/Creek · Swimming · Wildflowers

Free wilderness permits and campfire permits are required to enter the Trinity Alps Wilderness.

Overview

Enjoy forests, meadows, wildflowers, and waterfalls on this route to the pretty Granite Lake.

Description

Begin at the north end of the Swift Creek Trail parking lot. Work your way along the Swift Creek Trail for a little over a mile to a fork. Go left for the Granite Lake Trail and cross Swift Creek over a bridge.

About a quarter mile beyond the bridge, you'll approach Granite Creek. Climb through forests and flower-packed meadows.

Finally, run up some switchbacks to reach Granite Lake.

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