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Whew! An uphill workout, but pretty

Nice hike as far as general variety of greenery and trees. Not crowded. Farther up on the trail... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
maw
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Uphill Hike to a Peaceful Lake

This is a 4.5 miles out and back hike. The trail head is off Highway 20 and on the opposite side... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
TraveltheGlobe09
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21 Jul 2017
“Whew! An uphill workout, but pretty”
4 Sep 2016
“Uphill Hike to a Peaceful Lake”
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Nice hike as far as general variety of greenery and trees. Not crowded. Farther up on the trail some views of surrounding peaks. But UPHILL with roots and rocks. Have your water bottles, trekking poles and time.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank maw
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a 4.5 miles out and back hike. The trail head is off Highway 20 and on the opposite side of the highway is the parking area. The trail is fairly rocky or covered with tree roots. The turnaround for the trail is Pyramid...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

We do a lot of hiking but this hike was the worst we have ever done. Poor footing and uphill to the lake, the lake isn't much, no mountain views and such and coming back even though downhill the footing again was terrible. The path...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank nriemen
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Had a limited time in the Park and ranger recommended this hike. Pretty disappointing - a lot of work (steep, rooty) for little gain as the lake is small and inaccessible. Felt like we were hiking in the White Mountains but without the vistas. Wish...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Philip C
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed this hike during our three night stay in the Northern Cascades. The hike gains about 1500' of elevation over 2 miles so be prepared for a challenging climb. The trail is also quite narrow and rocky which made the hike a little...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Zackd1691
Reviewed 9 September 2011

If you decide to do the Pyramid Lake trail, do it for the workout, not the destination. This trail is a little over 4 miles round trip with a 1500 foot elevation gain. There are lots of rocks, tree stumps, and when I was there,...More

Date of experience: August 2011
1  Thank Rainier72
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