Lake Margaret Trail

#5 of 134 trails in Eldorado National Forest

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Lake Margaret Trail is a 5 mile trail (RT) located near Kirkwood, California. The trail is primarily used for hiking. It also is a nice place for an easy overnight backpack trip. The Lake is a great place for an afternoon swim and picnic. Fishing is no good, beavers are in the area.

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Debbie Paul (1043)

30 Completed9 Reviews

Beautiful. You are going to cross some water, and this trail is a nice mix of meadows, rocky terrain, and being hidden by trees. Not really a beginners trail, depending on your activity level, but nice. No facilities in the parking lot, so be prepared.

Augie Hill (248)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Beautiful!! Our little dog had the time of her life.

Augie Hill (248)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Beautiful!! Our little dog had the time of her life.

Julie Lindsay (96)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Family friendly hike with fun water crossings. Great lake and streams to picnic by.

Shassity murphy (155)

10 Completed10 Reviews

Great hike! Lots of water had to navigate quite a few water crossings. It was super fun.

Shassity murphy (155)

10 Completed10 Reviews

Great hike! Lots of water had to navigate quite a few water crossings. It was super fun.

Karen Agurto (446)

21 Completed8 Reviews

Follow the rock piles! My friend and I were stuck a few times searching for the trail because some parts are not obvious but we would just look for those little rock piles & that led us in the right direction. Make sure to wear bug spray as well. This was a great hike for my dog, he was tired out by the end.

Richard Flores (579)

20 Completed10 Reviews

Hiked and overnighted early April 2015. Nice hike 2.5 miles. Some mud and snow but not bad. I'd do this one again.

Nancy S. (319)

We have hiked this several times. Great hike through sierra forest, beaver ponds, granite trails, stream crossings. In late summer, take a swim it is heavenly.

Ky Sil (271)

5 Completed4 Reviews

beautiful place! one of natures best. you can count on loving your time on this trail.

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