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A worthy target point for an interesting walk

The hike starts at Butte Lake, wanders along the edge of the Fantastic Lava Beds, and ends at Snag... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2015
toghome
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USA
Beautiful destination, a quiet place to explore

We stopped by Snag Lake for a night on a recent backpacking trip, but it would be a fantastic... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2013
Sarah R
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Reno, Nevada, United States
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10 Aug 2015
“A worthy target point for an interesting walk”
11 Jun 2013
“Beautiful destination, a quiet place to explore”
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A 14-mile backcountry hike will take you all the way around this lake.
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Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
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Reviewed August 10, 2015

The hike starts at Butte Lake, wanders along the edge of the Fantastic Lava Beds, and ends at Snag Lake. Snag Lake was a forest until the outflow of the lava beds cut it off from Butte Lake and the water filled the small valley....More

4  Thank toghome
Reviewed June 11, 2013

We stopped by Snag Lake for a night on a recent backpacking trip, but it would be a fantastic picnicking location on a day hike. We hiked from Butte Lake and arrived first at the northeast corner of the lake. We stopped for lunch on...More

2  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed February 17, 2013

Snag Lake will be too long for a dayhike for many folks but is worth the trip, especially if you take a dip in the cool waters. The minimum trip would be over 9 miles out and back from the Butte Lake trailhead. Add another...More

3  Thank Michael R
Reviewed March 12, 2012

Snag Lake is an easy hike in Lassen National Park. It is quite beautiful and worth a day trip. It is an easy hike for kids.

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