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Heather Lake Trail

Intermediate
 4.5 (26)

A relatively easy trail leading to a beautiful mountain lake.


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Map Key

2.6

Miles

4.2

KM

Point to Point

2,473' 754 m

High

1,389' 423 m

Low

1,122' 342 m

Up

96' 29 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

36%

Max Grade (20°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

The trail is short, but it's steep and challenging enough to keep things interesting. The lake itself is a scenic little lake located on the northeastern slope of Mount Pilchuck that offers a perfect place to catch your breath.

Flora & Fauna

Vegetation becomes more interesting as you get further into the trail. There are large prickly leaves and bright red berries of devils club and fern understory.

Contacts

Shared By:

Justin S.

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  4.5 from 25 votes

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Photos

Heather Lake view
Apr 24, 2015 near Granite…, WA
Heather Lake
Aug 16, 2017 near Granite…, WA
Making our way around the lake
Aug 16, 2017 near Granite…, WA
Heather Lake Loop (once you reach the top)
Aug 16, 2017 near Granite…, WA
Lake view from the Heather Lake Trail
Apr 24, 2015 near Granite…, WA
Once we reach the lake, at the top of the mountain
Aug 16, 2017 near Granite…, WA

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Jul 26, 2020
Smith Zhu
Jul 4, 2020
Kimia Salmani
Jun 20, 2020
Vladimir Duk
5mi — 13h 00m
May 22, 2020
Josue Ramirez
Dec 29, 2019
Dan Hanus
Last hike of 2019!
Aug 29, 2019
Stephen Mylett
Aug 17, 2019
Michael Bautista
4mi — 4h 00m
Jul 31, 2019
Amber McKenzie