Lake Margaret Trail 17E46
Hiking to Lake Margaret is a moderate 2.5 mile walk that includes traversing granite slabs, forest, meadows, and crossing several streams (which may be high in springtime; use caution). The wildflowers in mid-summer and changing color of aspens in autumn are beautiful.
At a Glance
None. California Campfire Permit required for wood, charcoal, or gas fires. Check for seasonal fire restrictions before trip. Use existing fire rings.
Popular for hiking, trail is open to foot, equestrian and bicycle use. Use caution; several steep rocky areas are challenging to navigate.
Call Amador Ranger District at (209) 295-4251.
The trailhead is located on the north side of Highway 88 between Kirkwood Inn and Caples Lake.
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