GENERAL INFORMATION: You travel most of the way to the Boulder Lakes by road. The hike to these lakes, which sit a mile apart, is an easy two miles. Little Boulder Lake has granite walls and deep water; Big Boulder is large and shallow, filled with lily pads, and surrounded by forest and a granite dome.
Directions from Weaverville: Travel east on Highway 299 for about 7 miles, then turn north onto County Road 401 and travel about 10 miles north to the trailhead.
Mid-Spring through Mid-Fall .