Easy/Moderate Half Day Trip
Length: 10 km/ 6.2 miles round trip
Hiking time: 3 to 4 hour round trip
Elevation gain: 175 m / 575ft
Trailhead: Boom Lake picnic area and parking lot located 7.5 km west of Castle Junction on Hwy 93S
Description: If you are looking for a rewarding trail—Boom Lake is it. This gradual elevation trail leads hikers through a picturesque forest to a large alpine lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Do not forget to pack a shore lunch.