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Rat Lake Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.7 mile 1.2 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 189' 58 m
Descent: -4' -1 m
High: 6,514' 1,986 m
Low: 6,327' 1,928 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)

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Trail shared by Jason Frounfelker

A short and sweet trail to a small mountain lake; with a name like Rat Lake, it's gotta be good.

Jason Frounfelker

Features Lake

Family Friendly Short, open trail with a lake at the finish line.

No restrictions; there are free range cattle in the area, if you open a closed gate, please close it behind you.

Description

You can drive to the Rat Lake Trailhead for a short route to Rat Lake or park closer to the highway and extend your hike by heading up Squaw Creek Rd.

At the trailhead, there is a short, steep singletrack section where the road has fallen away from the hillside. After that, you are back on dirt road up to the lake.

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Rat Lake. with permission from geogeek
May 15, 2019 near Four Co…, MT

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