Mason Lake, Washington
The hike to Mason Lake was on trail number 1038 which is going to be closed soon. From the number of very large fallen trees directly over the trail it looks like the trail has not be maintained for some time. There are no view of distant peaks on this trail. It switch backs up through the forest some of which is very dense giving you that haunted forest feeling from the movies. Some books which cover this trail say that you must cross a boulder field, however, you can avoid all of the boulder field if you keep to the left of it and look for a trail through the woods.
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