Flowers are just coming out and will be peaking over the next several weeks. There are many hiking options here and we picked a loop is listed below. Thanks to Alan Bauer for photos and track.
|View of Dusty Lake from the rim above @ Alan Bauer|
|On the way to the lake passing a glacial erratic (aka big rock) @ Alan Bauer|
|Desert Shooting Star @ Alan Bauer|
|View of waterfalls and lake @ Alan Bauer|
Driving directions: Drive I-90 east to exit 149, SR 281. Go north towards Quincy. After 5.6 miles turn left on White Trail Road, and follow that 7.8 miles to road 9-NW. Continue 5.9 miles on this road and park in at the end of the road.
Trail stats: Our loop was about 7 miles roundtrip with evelvation gain is minimal.
|Our hike was along the valley to the lake then back along south rim|
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