Duck Lake

Duck Lake is a small lake just within the boundary of the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness. The 1.2 mile hike to the lake is scenic and pleasant, with some moderate ups and downs. Early in the season, the trail and meadow near the lake becomes wet and muddy, with lots of mosquitoes -- so bring your repellent! Taking the loop trail around Duck Lake will add about 2 miles to your hike. Enter the trail at the Silver Valley trailhead, located at the east entrance road to Lake Alpine off Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway or Highway 4.

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Latitude: 38.4752623 Longitude: -119.9775267 Elevation: 7202 ft
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Recreational Opportunities

The 1.2 mile hike, with optional 2-mile loop around the lake, is scenic and pleasant.

Seasons Accessible

June through October

ADA Accessibility Notes

Not accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Dogs on leashes are welcome.


Check out my map of this area: Click the red dots for trail guide information for that location...

Al, Hiker 1 at TahoetoWhitney, 4/12/2013

Any fishing?

Ed, 1/23/2019

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