Drake Lake Professional Review and Guide
"This is a lung and leg hike: Test your lung power on the way up, and your legs—especially your knees—on the way down. Fortunately, a lovely lake and fantastic views make the work more than worthwhile. Drake Lake lies high above Drakesbad and the Warner Valley, and though the lower destinations in the area, like Boiling Springs Lake, get good traffic during the summer months, Drake Lake is seldom swamped. The shallow bowl that cradles the lake is rimmed in marsh grasses, wildflowers, and thick, mixed fir forest, so even if you do encounter other folks on the trail, you (and they) can find solitude and peace around the lakeshore. Highlights: A steep hike to a secluded lake. The climb, fortunately, features stunning views of the"