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Rattlesnake Creek Trail

 2 votes

Length

7.6 Miles 12.2 Kilometers

83%

Runnable

Elevation

3,474' 1,059 m

Ascent

-1' -0 m

Descent

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

48%

Max Grade (26°)

6,680' 2,036 m

High

3,206' 977 m

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A rough trail to spectacular and isolated Papoose Lake.

Dara Zimmerman

Overview

Features: Lake — River/Creek — Swimming — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Runner Notes

The trail is too overgrown for running.

Description

Rattlesnake Creek Trail is overgrown and in poor condition; route-finding skills are required. The creek crossings are shallow and easily crossed. The last 3/4 mile of the trail is known as Papoose Scramble, and is a very difficult climb to the lake.

Flora & Fauna

Douglas fir, rattlesnakes, bears.

Contacts

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#1,701

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