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Hiking & Walking: California

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Big and Little Boulder Lake Trail

Difficulty: Easy
Elevation: 6,100 Feet (1901.5 Meters)
Elevation Gain: 500 Feet (155.9 Meters)
High Point: 6,350 Feet (1979.4 Meters)
Length: 2 Miles (3.33 Kilometers)

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General Description

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.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Mid-Spring through Mid-Fall .

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