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The Underrated Washington Lake That’s Perfect For A Summer Day

There’s nothing like spending a hot summer day by (or on) the lake… but unfortunately, everyone in Washington seems to know this. It seems as if our popular lakes are packed from Father’s Day to Labor Day.

But if you don’t mind parking your car and going on a strenuous 3.5-mile hike (the last mile of which is uphill), you’ll find a beautiful, secluded alpine lake perfect for enjoying for the day and even overnight camping.

Rachel Lake is a nice, challenging destination to check out when you need to get away from it all. Here are some other underrated lakes in Washington that may be more easily accessible.

Jessica Wick
Jessica Wick is a writer and travel enthusiast who loves exploring new places, meeting new people and, of course, beautiful Big Sky Country and every part of Washington State.