Ellis Lake Trail

Total Miles


2,514.51 ft


1 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

Ellis Lake trail is just a spur trail off Ellis Peak Trail. This trail takes you to Ellis Lake where you will find camping, hiking, and great views. It is important to note that this trail is north facing and high elevation causing it to hold snow some years into July. Take note of snow conditions when planning a trip to Ellis Lake. Note these pictures were taken on June 26th of a drought year, on a good year there is much more snow!

Photos of Ellis Lake Trail

Ellis Lake Trail
Ellis Lake Trail
Ellis Lake Trail


If you made it to the spur road you have past the hardest part of getting to Ellis Lake unless there is snow.

Technical Rating


Status Reports

Horton Horton
Jul 29, 2023
1986 Toyota 4Runner
Deep Snow

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