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With a name like that, how could this not be a gem?? Gem Lake is an easily accessible mountain lake situated amongst cool boulders and rock formations. This is a great place to picnic with the family but be warned, you'll more than likely be joined by some furry little friends. As cute as the little chipmunks around Gem Lake are, please refrain from feeding them!

Short Hike: The lake is roughly two miles from the trailhead and is accessed by the Gem Lake Trail.

Family Friendly: Kids love climbing on rocks. The trail to Gem Lake is a rocky paradise lined by boulders that are perfectly arranged for climbing.

Gem Type: Lake

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Brian Smith

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Sep 26, 2023
Glacel Anne
A little underwhelming. Make sure to go early, it gets quite hot in the afternoon. Not as crowded as the other hikes by Bear Lake.
Jul 7, 2023
Rebecca McDaniel
6-739 up
Jun 21, 2023
Molly Stewart
May 25, 2023
Marilyn Cox
Beautiful hike!
Oct 8, 2022
Eliza Geeslin
Mom & Lucy
Sep 18, 2022
Eve Theriault
up hill! 14, 100 steps
Sep 17, 2022
Jody Rae
Aug 25, 2022
Rosie Betenbaugh

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