Just 1.6 miles from the trailhead, Lonesome Lake is a great first-time backcountry experience as well as a quick reward or base for more ambitious adventurers.
Spot a moose or two
An early morning stroll might be rewarded with a glimpse of moose munching on tasty aquatic plants in Lonesome Lake.
Head straight up
You have many peak-bagging options near Lonesome Lake Hut. Cannon Mountain, the Canon Balls, and North and South Kinsman peaks are a few. Whatever your choice, the views don’t disappoint.
Find your winter wonderland
Ski or snowshoe to Lonesome Lake Hut for a serene winter escape
. The trails sparkle after a fresh snowfall, and the animal tracks suggest that you might just not be all alone out here after all. So does the caretaker’s friendly greeting during self-service season.