Surrounded By Otherworldly Rock Formations, Statue Lake Is A Rare Wonder In Northern California

There are some places in Northern California you have to see to believe, and the rare natural wonder that is Statue Lake is one of them. Tucked away in the pristine Russian Wilderness, this little-known lake is named after the countless rock formations that surround it. Sculpted by thousands upon thousands of years of geologic forces, seeing this mountain lake is an otherworldly experience that’s so worth the trek.

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