The unique, intense turquoise hue of the lake’s water is attributed to the surrounding glaciers that grind rocks into a fine powder that is carried into the lake through creeks. That fine powder stays suspended in the lake, giving the water its brilliant color.
Diablo lake overlook is a popular site in summers. There are restrooms and picnic tables at the overlook. Soak in the sun enjoying the view.
You will see Cascadian Organic Farm shop on the way. Blueberry milkshake is the most delicious one. Must try!
There is also a real train showcase somewhere, on the way. Click pictures with it!
You will see a number of waterfalls on the way. Pull over and enjoy!
- Carry Discovery pass.
- Search for Diablo Lake Vista Point (not Diablo Lake) on GPS.
- Hiking trail in the Diablo lake area