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Fairy Lake Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 4.5 (2)

A quick trail to a pretty alpine lake.


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Map Key

0.8

Miles

1.3

KM

Point to Point

7,624' 2,324 m

High

7,557' 2,304 m

Low

12' 4 m

Up

71' 22 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

Family Friendly Easy access with plenty of picnic spots around the lake.

Need to Know

The road in can require some decent clearance or pothole avoidance skills.

Description

From the parking lot, the trail switchbacks its way down the hill, and you soon arrive at the lake. Follow the trail either way around the lake while hopping the occasional fallen tree.

Flora & Fauna

Silver firs and other coniferous trees.

Contacts

Shared By:

Russell Hobart

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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#216

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#8,393

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Balancing on driftwood of Fairy Lake
Sep 13, 2018 near Bozeman, MT
Playing in the clear waters along the lake
Sep 13, 2018 near Bozeman, MT
First glimpse of the lake
Sep 13, 2018 near Bozeman, MT

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