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Round Lake Trail - Tahoe NF, CA

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Distance One Way 2.13 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,721 feet
Elevation Gain 370 feet
Accumulated Gain 486 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 3.75
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Preferred   Oct, May, Apr, Jun
Sun  7:20am - 5:07pm
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Round Lake Trail extend east from Feeley Lake to the Grouse Ridge Trail, passing Island, Long, Round, and Milk Lakes. There are several excellent campsites near Island Lake, a picturesque lake surrounded by rock knolls and scattered patches of timber. Several rocky islands give the name to this, the largest of the lakes in the group. Summer visitors often swim to these islands to enjoy the sun and the scenery.
Milk Lake, a deep, blue lake, has campsites near the east and west ends. The south shore is steep, rising sharply to the ridge where Grouse Ridge Campground is located.
Pack all your trash home with you when you leave. Keep a clean camp-do not attract animals to your site.

The Round Lake Trail is 2 1/4 miles long. It begins at 13e28 Grouse Ridge Trail and ends at Forest Road 17-4 @ Carr-- Feely Campground. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Horseback Riding


    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    This trail can be accessed at its west end by taking Bowman Road north from Highway 20. Then turn east at the Lindsey Lake, Feeley Lake, Carr Lake sign. Follow the signs to Carr Lake and park. Continue on by foot to Feeley Lake where the trail begins.
    At its eastern edge the Round Lake Trail comes off the Grouse Ridge Trail.
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