Gold Creek Lake is a moderate-sized (13.8 acres), remote glacial cirque lake located in the Rattlesnake Wilderness in the Gold Creek drainage near Missoula at 6,870 ft elevation.
|Directions||Access to Gold Creek Lake can most easily be obtained by taking USFS Road #126 (Gold Creek Road) off of U.S. Highway 200 east of Missoula. Travel on Road #126 for ~6 miles, then USFS Road #2103 for ~ 5 miles and finally USFS Road #4323 for ~ 5 miles to the West Fork Gold Creek Trailhead and USFS Trail #333. From here, it is a ~ 5.5 mile hike on Trail #333 to Boulder Lake. From Boulder Lake, hike ~ 0.7 mile up the stream drainage on the northwest side of Boulder Lake (off-trail). This stream is the outlet of Gold Creek Lake. Gold Creek Lake can also be reached by hiking off-trail across difficult terrain for ~1.2 mi to the west from Fly Lake.|
|Status of the Fishery|
|Township/Range/Section||15N 18W 2|
|FWP Region||Region 2|
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No Gauging Stations found.
There is no fish consumption advisory for this waterbody.