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Snag Lake

Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
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Description: A 14-mile backcountry hike will take you all the way around this lake.
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Reno, Nevada, United States
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 a big sandy beach lined with Aspens. There were geese in the glassy water and... More

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Terre Haute
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4 of 5 stars 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 5 if you wish to traverse around the lake. The other option is at least... More

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Chico, California
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4 of 5 stars 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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