Devils Punch Bowl Lake Literature

It seems there are multiple “Devil’s Punch Bowl” lakes! Here’s information on a couple of the most prominent ones:

Books about Devil’s Punch Bowl

Devils Punch Bowl Lake Safety Book

Devils Punch Bowl Lake Fun Book

Devils Punch Bowl Lake Water Safety Coloring Book

Devils Punch Bowl Lake Vacation Coloring Book

1. Devil’s Punchbowl, Lake Crescent, Washington

This vibrant blue lake with crystal clear waters is tucked away in the Olympic National Park in Washington state. It’s famous for its scenic beauty and the adventurous cliff jumping it offers.

  • How it formed: A natural punchbowl carved into the rock by a waterfall on a receding glacier.
  • Getting there: Requires a 2-mile roundtrip hike along the Spruce Railroad Trail. Be advised the last stretch leading to the Punchbowl is narrow and may have poison oak.
  • Things to know: The water is frigid, and several unfortunate accidents have occurred here due to the dangerous cliff jumping. Consider the risks before engaging in any water activities.
     

2. Devil’s Punchbowl, Pearblossom, California

Located in the rugged San Gabriel Mountains of southern California, this alpine lake is a popular hiking and camping destination within the Devil’s Punchbowl Natural Area.

  • How it formed: A bowl-shaped depression carved by glacial activity.
  • Getting there: Strenuous hiking trails that may involve significant elevation change.
  • Things to know: Campfires are prohibited in the area, and there’s a seasonal road closure during the winter months.
     

Let me know if you’d like more details on either one of these lakes, or if you have a different location in mind!