1.9 miles
Distance
713 ft
Climb
-243 ft
Descent
01:04:56
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Blue Lake #3A Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Blue Lake Trail #3A Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Dark Divide
    Randle, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #101708 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    USFS
  • OSM Way

This is a short trail off of Craggy Peak Trail #3 that takes you along a glacial basin containing Blue Lake.

Access Info

Directions:
Trail can be accessed from Forest Road 9331 or Craggy Peak Trail #3

Disclaimer

This trail is maintained by the US Forest Service. Check with the USFS/Gifford Pinchot National Forest for the latest trail status.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Blue Lake Trail #3A mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    470 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,547 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,098 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,628 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,098 ft
  • Grade
    4.652%
  • Grade max
    -21.044%
  • Grade min
    37.861%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    3,102 ft
  • Distance flat
    539 ft
  • Avg time
    01:04:56
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Status:
on Jul 19, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
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      Blue Lake Trail #3A Trail Reports

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      Jul 19, 2020 @ 10:48am
      Jul 19, 2020
      A fair amount of blowdown to navigate while hike-a-biking.
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 1:48pm
      Jul 5, 2020
      reporter Still a bunch of snow up there! Enough to be impassable
      Aug 25, 2018 @ 12:16pm
      Aug 25, 2018
      STEEP! You will have to push your bike up a 25 degree incline out of basin camp. Also, most of the trail from the lake up to basin camp is a push...
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      miah66 (Aug 25, 2018 at 22:47)
       Super steep, hike a bike in places. Pretty lake and meadows. Motorcycles are ruining the tread.
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      • + 1
      XU12XU (Jun 14, 2021 at 17:37)
       None of these trails would be accessible without motos, and to the best of my knowledge, they actually aren't allowed on this trail. Anyways, this trail is necessary to do the Craggy/Wright loop, and its beautiful as heck, but past the lake, it is full hike-a-bike with a couple of hilariously steep pitches.
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