Hell Roaring Creek Trail to Hell Roaring Lake

Lowman, Idaho

Details

Distance

11.16 miles

Elevation Gain

787 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

Added by The Outbound Collective

Hell Roaring Creek Trail in Lowman, Idaho, is a moderately challenging hiking trail that stretches for about 11.16 miles. The trail features a steady elevation gain of 787 feet, making it suitable for intermediate hikers. The trail leads to the stunning Hell Roaring Lake, a high-altitude body of water surrounded by towering peaks. The trail is well-marked and winds through a dense forest of pine and fir trees. It offers views of the Sawtooth Mountains and crosses several small streams before reaching the lake. The trail also passes by a series of cascading waterfalls, a highlight for many hikers. Hikers should be prepared for a variety of weather conditions, as the trail's high altitude can bring sudden changes. It's also important to note that the trail can be rocky in places, so sturdy footwear is recommended. The trail is best hiked from June to October, when the weather is most favorable. Despite its challenges, Hell Roaring Creek Trail offers rewarding views and a peaceful escape in the Idaho wilderness.
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Features

Camping
Backpacking
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Forest
Lake
Scenic
Wildlife

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