Talapus Lake Trail


Day Hike - Talapus Lake Trail

A good in-n-out hike under forest canopy.

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  • Moderate, Moderate/Strenuous, Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,220 ft
  • Pace: easy but intentional

We will meet at the trailhead, at exit 47, at 8:30 AM. National Forest Service parking pass required.

this is a trail with a moderate incline from the trailhead to go to the lakes. We will also be crossing a few streams.


Talapus Lake 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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