Length: 4.6 miles
Trailhead: In the Avalanche Campground area, hike the Trail of the Cedars until the Avalanche Lake Trail takes off approximately halfway through.
Avalanche Lake Trail is a half-day hike starting with the Trail of the Cedars then along the Avalanche Creek gorge. From there wind upwards through the forest for 2 miles to Avalanche lake. The lake is rimmed with steep cliffs on three sides with numerous cascading waterfalls. You can continue the hike for 0.7 miles around to the other end of the lake.