Loop trail around Blue Lake. Part of the Fish Lake recreation complex, this lake does have close vehicle access separate from the U.S. Forest Service developed campground. Vegetation type is old growth Douglas fir and cedar characteristics. Approximately an hour hike from the Fish Lake Campground along the Red Mountain Trail. Lake is stocked with rainbow trout.
Directions from Willow Creek: On Highway 96 between Weitchpec and Orleans take Forest Route 13 towards signs for Fish Lake. Continue past the turn off to Fish Lake and Blue Lake is just up the road.