Granite Creek Trail


Day Hike - Granite Lakes via Granite Creek

Post-Thanksgiving hike to burn off some of those calories!

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,810 ft

Meet at 8:00a at the trailhead. Discover Pass required.

Morning hike.  Rain or shine.

We did this hike recently (Nov 14) and found a couple of non-trivial stream crossings.  We were turned back shortly after the fork to Thompson Lake.  Dress for wet conditions and bring hiking poles.  We'll continue as long as we can cross safely.


Granite Creek Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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