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Long Gulch Trail

Intermediate

Trail

4.7 mile 7.6 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 2,159' 658 m
Descent: -73' -22 m
High: 7,354' 2,241 m
Low: 5,268' 1,606 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 26% (14°)

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Trail shared by Dara Zimmerman

A day hike to a popular Trinity Alps lake.

Dara Zimmerman

Features Birding · Lake · Swimming · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Generally accessible from June to October. Trailhead parking can be crowded, and thievery is often reported at this trailhead.

Description

The access trail for Long Gulch Lake is a well-maintained and popular horse and hiker trail in the Northeast Trinity Alps. The trail is a singletrack dirt and gravel path that is often combined with Trail Gulch Lake in a large loop. The lake has camping and is deep enough for swimming.

NOTE: Trail Gulch Lake and Long Gulch Lake are switched on most maps.

Flora & Fauna

Deer, bear, hawks, eagles.

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