Poison Lake Trail

Markleeville, California 96120

Poison Lake Trail

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Good fishing and swimming await hikers who backpack into Poison Lake, which isn’t poisonous at all. Along the way they’ll enjoy numerous panoramas of large, glaciated canyons and visit several carbonate and soda springs."

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Trail Information

Markleeville
Nearby City
36.5
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
4 days
Duration
Early July - Late August
Season
6,406 feet
Trailhead Elevation
9,300 feet
Top Elevation
Carson-Iceberg Wilderness
Local Contacts
USGS Wolf Creek, Coleville, Disaster Peak, Lost Cannon Peak
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