Destination: Bluebird Lake

Trailhead: Wild Basin

Distance (one-way): 6 miles

Difficulty: Strenuous

Description: This long hike to a scenic lake includes a stop at Ouzel Falls, a trip through a recovering, fire-charred forest, and beautiful wildflowers.

To Ouzel Falls:

Level of Use: Heavy

Distance (one-way; miles/km): 2.7/4.3

Elevation gain (ft/m): 950/290

Difficulty: Moderate

To Ouzel Lake:

Level of Use: Low

Distance (one-way; miles/km): 4.9/7.9

Elevation gain (ft/m): 1510/460

Difficulty: Moderate