Aldous and Hancock Lakes

Idaho Falls, Idaho 83406

Aldous and Hancock Lakes

Aldous and Hancock Lakes Professional Review and Guide

"Aldous and Hancock Lakes are two easy-to-reach subalpine lakes that are of quite different character despite their proximity. The trail begins by the side of Ching Creek and leads uphill into a diverse conifer forest of lodgepole pine, Douglas fir, subalpine fir, and Engelmann spruce.

The trail is very well maintained, with long sections of corduroy spanning a number of perennial areas of seeps and small springs. The trail crosses numerous feeder streams and occasionally approaches roaring Ching Creek."

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Trail Information

Idaho Falls
Nearby City
5
Distance
920 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
Day Hike
Duration
Best mid-June to mid-September
Season
6,980 feet
Trailhead Elevation
7,900 feet
Top Elevation
Dubois Ranger District, (208) 374-5422
Local Contacts
Slide Mountain USGS quadrangle
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018