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By Sigrid Olson

Fly Lake, Rattlesnake Wilderness - Trail No. 336


Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder

Fly Lake in the Rattlesnake Wilderness Labor Day weekend 2016. Across the lake on the point is one of three campsites available for visitors.

Directions: Turn north off Highway 200 East onto Gold Creek Road near Potomac. Stay on main road heading toward the Gold Creek trailhead. Near mile marker 12, turn right heading five miles to the trailhead parking.

Total time to trailhead parking is about a one hour drive from Highway 200. About a two-hour and 25-minute hike in for a family of four including two adults, a 13 year old, a seven year old and a dog.

Overview: Leaving the trailhead, hike down to the first of three creek crossings. Then the trail flattens out and crosses Gold Creek again. Cross the creek one more time and then...

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