Placerville, CA 95667
- 2.5 miles
- 1 to 1-1/2 hrs
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 7640 feet
- Elevation Range:
- 7640 feet to 7890 feet
- Elevation Change:
- 250 feet
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Map + Directions
The trailhead is located on the north side of Highway 88 between Kirkwood Inn and Caples Lake. Hiking to Lake Margaret is a moderate two and one-half mile walk. The wildflowers in mid-summer and changing color of the aspens in autumn are beautiful.