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Lake Serene Trail #1068

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 4.6 (60)

A climb up the side up a mountain to secluded and beautiful Lake Serene.


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3.5

Miles

5.6

KM

Point to Point

2,642' 805 m

High

596' 182 m

Low

2,155' 657 m

Up

177' 54 m

Down

13%

Avg Grade (7°)

54%

Max Grade (28°)

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Features Lake · Swimming · Waterfall

As of Jun 4, 2016, camping and campfires are still prohibited within 1/4 mile of Lake Serene.

Description

Get a look at Bridal Veil Falls approximately halfway up the trail to Lake Serene before you start the switchbacks up to the lake. As you climb up the side of the mountain to the lake, you get a good view of the valley below right before you cross over a saddle into the bowl the lake sits in. The water is clear, with several shorepoints to enter the water for a swim.

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Shared By:

William Lin with improvements by Kelli Radnothy

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Lake Seren at 2:00 PM 9/10/17.
Sep 11, 2017 near Gold Bar, WA
Lake Serene.
May 2, 2017 near Gold Bar, WA
Lake Serene earns its name!
Jun 7, 2016 near Gold Bar, WA
Near the Lake
Jun 7, 2016 near Gold Bar, WA

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