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Crooked Lakes Trail

Easy/Intermediate

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3.1 mile 5.0 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 445' 136 m
Descent: -321' -98 m
High: 7,000' 2,133 m
Low: 6,722' 2,049 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Trail shared by Brad H

A short trail passing various lakes with great camping and fishing opportunities along the way.

Brad H

Features Lake · Swimming · Views

Description

This trail extends from Island Lake to Upper Rock Lake. The trail is maintained from Island Lake to Penner Lake, of the most scenic of the Grouse Lakes, with good fishing and a number of good campsites.

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Sundown at Penner Lake, Tahoe National Forest.
Nov 9, 2015 near Downiev…, CA
Enjoy beautiful woodlands along the Crooked Lakes Trail heading toward Penner Lake.
May 20, 2017 near Downiev…, CA
Mornings at Penner Lake.
Nov 9, 2015 near Downiev…, CA
Island Lake is a great place to take a rest along the Crooked Lakes Trail.
May 20, 2017 near Downiev…, CA
View looking across unnamed pond
Apr 19, 2015 near Downiev…, CA
View across Island Lake
Apr 19, 2015 near Downiev…, CA

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