“A family-friendly day hike to a scenic alpine lake.”
— Dara Zimmerman
Lake · Swimming · Wildflowers
Generally accessible from June to October. Trailhead parking can be crowded, and thievery is often reported at this trailhead.
The access trail for Trail Gulch Lake is a well-maintained and popular horse and hiker trail in the Northeast Trinity Alps. Sections of the trail are singletrack dirt and gravel as well as a former dirt road. The lake has camping, and is deep enough for swimming. This trail is often combined with Long Gulch Lake in a large loop.
NOTE: Trail Gulch Lake and Long Gulch Lake are switched on most maps.
Flora & Fauna
Deer, bear, hawks, eagles.