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Lake Gertrude North Side Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

0.6 mile 0.9 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 16' 5 m
Descent: -48' -15 m
High: 60' 18 m
Low: 28' 9 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 6% (3°)

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The trail has nice ocean and lake views as it passes through an old growth spruce forest.

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Features Birding · Fishing · Geological Significance · Historical Significance · Lake · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

ADA Accessible The trail is ADA accessible out to the picnic area.

Family Friendly Family friendly wide improved trail with bathrooms and picnic areas.

Description

The Gertude lakeside trail is in the center of the 182 acre Fort Abercrombie State Park. The traverses the north side of the lake passing through a deep spruce rain forest with beach access and day use picnic tables. The trail is ADA compliant doubletrack improved.

Flora & Fauna

Spruce forest, sea birds

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#169

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#16,510

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Lake foreground, ocean background.
Nov 18, 2019 near Kodiak, AK
Lake side bench
Nov 11, 2019 near Kodiak, AK
Beach
Nov 11, 2019 near Kodiak, AK

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