This is a strenuous hike past canyons and waterfalls with great views. A backcountry permit is required to camp at Lillian Lake Backcountry Campground. Lillian Lake is nestled in trees; Upper Galatea Lake is in a spectacular alpine cirque.
Galatea Creek trail has an annual seasonal closure in place between April 1st and late June to allow the trail to dry and prevent damage.
|Length:||6.3 km to Lillian Lake, 1.5 km more to Upper Galatea Lake|
|Group Size Limit:||15 (Permit information)|
|Elevation Gain:||457 m / 1,500 ft to Lillian Lake plus 154 m /500 ft extra to Upper Galatea Lake m|