Blue Lake Trailhead, ID

US Forest Service

Blue Lake Trailhead

A short but steep trail to Blue Lake offers panoramic views of Long Valley and Lake Cascade.  The cirque basin shows off wildflowers and there is great fishing at the lake.  Open to non-motorized...[more]



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From Cascade, Idaho: Travel Cabarton Road 6.3 miles (to a big red barn) where Cabarton Road intersects with Forest Service (FS) Road 446, also called Snowbank Road.

Turn right. Proceed up FS Road 446 about 10 miles up the gravel road toward the Federal Radar site. You will see a small pond on the right. The trailhead parking is on the left.

Check with the Cascade Ranger District for dates in spring when the gate is opened. 208-382-4700.

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