Snake Lake

Total Miles
6.6

Elevation

2,257.55 ft

Duration

4 Hours

Technical Rating

7

Difficult

Best Time

Summer

Trail Overview

Short but beautiful hard-core trail. Great views looking down on Gold Lake and Snake Lake. Route open to green-sticker vehicles on posted routes only. Overnight camping in designated sites only. Watch for hikers and mountain bikers on Pacific Crest Hiking Trail.

Photos of Snake Lake

Snake Lake
Snake Lake
Snake Lake

Difficulty

Difficult: Very steep and rocky descending to Snake Lake with more obstacles coming back up alongside Little Deer Lake. For modified vehicles and experienced drivers only.

Technical Rating

7

Status Reports

Kevin Richardson
Aug 02, 2023
2017 Toyota Tacoma
Open
Normal
Horton Horton
Jul 02, 2023
1986 Toyota 4Runner
Obstructed
Deep Snow
Gerardo Corrales
Jun 18, 2023
4x4
Obstructed
Deep Snow

Access Description

Follow directions to Bassetts Station as described in Trail #8. From there, head north 6.3 miles on paved Gold Lake Highway. Turn left on Gold Lake Road following signs to boat ramp. Continue straight after 0.45 miles when pavement turns north to boat ramp. Parking and start of trail are just ahead. Adequate room for staging.

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