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Heather Lake Trail

Intermediate
 4.5 (33)

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 33 votes

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  4.5 from 33 votes
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#108

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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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Oct 1, 2022
Cameron Podd
Aug 7, 2022
Chandler Gardiner
Jul 2, 2022
Daniel Shapiro
Jun 11, 2022
Jonathan Zhu
12h 00m
Nov 20, 2021
Laura Neilson
Jul 5, 2021
TY Yin
Jun 29, 2021
Caroline Lowe
5.2mi — 3h 03m
May 22, 2021
Naresh G