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Monument Lake Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (3)

A fun access trail to picturesque Monument Lake.


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Map Key

0.7

Miles

1.1

KM

78%

Runnable

6,190' 1,887 m

High

5,839' 1,780 m

Low

7' 2 m

Up

351' 107 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (5°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Generally accessible June through October.

Runner Notes

A fun run downhill and challenging uphill climb.

Description

This is an easy gravel and dirt singletrack access trail to Monument Lake in Marble Mountain Wilderness. There are three nice campsites and other smaller ones surround the lake.

Flora & Fauna

Deer, elk, bear, mountain lion, squirrels, hawks, ducks, fir and spruce trees.

Contacts

Shared By:

Dara Zimmerman

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  4.0 from 3 votes

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#981

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#9,666

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View from Haypress Trail looking east down on Monument Lake with Pacific Crest in far background
Oct 11, 2017 near Happy Camp, CA
Monument Lake Trail
Oct 11, 2017 near Happy Camp, CA
Monument Lake Trail
Oct 11, 2017 near Happy Camp, CA
Campsite on Monument Lake
Oct 11, 2017 near Happy Camp, CA
Campsite on Monument Lake
Oct 11, 2017 near Happy Camp, CA

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