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Medical Lake Loop

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Trail

3.0 mile 4.9 kilometer loop
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Elevation

Ascent: 44' 14 m
Descent: -43' -13 m
High: 2,425' 739 m
Low: 2,404' 733 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 2% (1°)

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Trail shared by Carol Christensen

This paved trail circumnavigates Medical Lake with lovely views of the lake and local park.

Carol Christensen

Features Birding · Lake · Swimming · Wildflowers

Family Friendly A low-grade, paved trail that is easy for all ages.

Description

Located in Channeled Scablands, Medical Lake is situated near Eastern State Hospital. This low-grade, paved trail is easily accessible for small children or handicapped users. The lake has high mineral content and is said to be therapeutic for those who swim there.

Flora & Fauna

Loons, ducks, small animals such as rabbits, raccoons, and squirrels.

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May 5, 2019
Samantha Scott
1h 11m
Oct 1, 2017
Sean F
nice easy walk. ducks, geese, squirrels, chipmunk, and deer along the walk 3.2mi
Nov 30, 2016
Alyssa Renea
Nov 20, 2016
Ivan Martin
Solid morning hike with the dogs. 3mi

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  3.5 from 4 votes

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Summer triathlon at Medical Lake
Dec 29, 2015 near Medical…, WA
Vew of Medical Lake.
Dec 29, 2015 near Medical…, WA
Early morning in August.
Dec 29, 2015 near Medical…, WA

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