Hike Around Squires Lake

Washington Squires Lake Trailhead

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Take a scenic, meditative hike by the water on this well maintained trail. Wildflowers, views of the lake, and beavers in a nearby pond are main attractions.

This short, easy loop around the water makes for a peaceful afternoon excursion, or a family-friendly outing.

At the first fork in the trail, turn left to reach views of the dam, a waterfall, and the lake. Also keep an eye out for a side trail leading to Beaver Pond.

There are often wildflowers along this trail in the spring.

Photo Credit: JOHN LLOYD

Pack List

  • Hiking shoes
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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Activities:

Hiking

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

2 Miles

Elev. Gain:

200 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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about 2 months ago

Great For Hiking With Kids

Did this hike on a Saturday afternoon with 2 kids. We had a great time exploring the beaver pond and looping around the lake.

about 2 months ago

about 1 year ago

Nice Beginner

I've done the walk around the lake with my lady. It's a nice little walk. Not too much to write home about though.

about 1 year ago

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