Cracker Lake Trail winds around the base of Allen Mountain at 0.8 mile into the hike. At 1.3 miles you will find junction with Cracker Flats horse trail. Stay right for Cracker Lake. Further into the hike, at 1.5 miles the trail crosses Allen Creek and ascends ridge between Allen and Canyon creeks. The trail follow west bank of Canyon Creek, ascending moderately (2.5 miles). At 5.6 miles, you reach foot of Cracker Lake, and finally at 6.1 miles you will reach Cracker Lake Campground.
Length: 6.1 miles
Trail Begins: Glacier Hotel
Trail Ends: Cracker Lake Campground
USGS Map1: Park Map