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West Lake Trail #351

Easy/Intermediate

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1.5 mile 2.4 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 101' 31 m
Descent: -115' -35 m
High: 5,726' 1,745 m
Low: 5,612' 1,711 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)

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Trail shared by Charlie Glasel

A mostly easy connector trail with a climb toward Balancing Rock Trail #349.

Charlie Glasel

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Description

West Lake Trail #351 begins at the Cayuse Equestrian Trailhead within the Granite Basin Recreation Area. It passes through a mixed forest of ponderosa pine and alligator juniper as it as it travels toward Granite Basin Lake.

The trail crosses a creek several times. Although the creek is usually dry, its banks are lined with dense vegetation that is nourished by occasional flows. After its junction with Mint Wash Trail #345, West Lake Trail #351 turns southwest and crosses Granite Basin Road before it ends at Balancing Rock Trail #349.

This trail is open to hikers, horseback riders, and mountain bicyclists. Please be considerate of other users. Dogs must be on leashes; please clean up after pets. Restrooms are available at the parking area. Other amenities at the trailhead include water for horses, hitching posts, and picnic tables.

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