- Elevation - low 6800 ft to high 7700 ft.
- Mileage - 5 miles
- Hiking time - 4 hours
- Route - Hwy 80 East, Hwy 20 exit toward Nevada City, turn right on Bowman Lake Road, turn right on Grouse Ridge Road, follow until arriving at a campground, parking is just above the campground. We hiked a little back towards the lookout on Grouse Ridge, then followed the trail back down past Milk Lake, Round Lake, Long Lake and finally to Island Lake.
- Weather - not too cold, not too hot, perfect and beautiful!