Gander Lake Trail #3568

  

The trail climbs steeply for about 0.5 mile and then levels off before reaching the Waldo Meadows Trail and Gander Lake.

Gander Lake is one of the first lakes in the area to be accessible in early spring.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 9/8/2016: Trail is clear down to Gander Lake and the trail junction to Spur Road 253, with the exception of one large log that has a notch cut to help in climbing over it.
Permit Info:
Usage: Medium
Restrictions:
Water: Natural water sources should be treated
Information Center: Middle Fork Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

Access is from Gander Lake Trailhead.


General Notes:

Map of Gander Lake trail

Early spring means hordes of mosquitoes. Be sure to camp 200 or more feet from the shoreline.

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Activities


Hiking

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Backpacking

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Horse Riding & Camping

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1.8 miles

  Latitude : 
43.7997

  Longitude : 
-122.132

  Elevation : 
4400 feet - 5000 feet