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3/ 11/15 Forest service accesss roads are blocked by winter snow accumulation. Most forest service roads are groomed snowmobile routes from December through March, closed to motorized wheeled vehicles.

Trail Name and Number Current Status Date

Andrews Creek
504

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Forest service access road #5100, to the trailhead, is a groomed snowmobile route closed to motorized wheeled vehicles from December 1 to April 1. The beginning 12 miles of this trail burned over in 2003. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Bear Mountain
442

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Forest service access road #4200, to the trailhead, is a groomed snowmobile route closed to motorized  wheeled vehicles from December 1 to April 1Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/9/15

Beaver Lake
356

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Forest service access road #4200, to the trailhead, is a groomed snowmobile route closed to motorized  wheeled vehicles from December 1 to April 1.

2/9/15

 

Blue Lake Trail
314

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Access road Highway 20 is closed for the winter season due to heavy snow. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/9/15

Blue Buck Trail
314

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Access roads to the trailhead are closed by winter snow accumulation. This trail burned over in 2006. 

2/19/15

Boundary Trail Irongate to Pasayten River
533

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Access roads to the trailhead are closed by winter snow accumulation. The beginning 5 miles of this trail burned over in 2006. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

 

2/19/15

Boundary Trail Pasayten River to PCT
533

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Access roads to the trailhead are closed by winter snow accumulation. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Burch Mountain
538

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Access roads to the trailhead are closed by winter snow accumulation. Trail rarely maintained

2/19/15

Buckskin Ridge
498

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Access roads to the trailhead are closed by winter snow accumulation. 

2/9/15

Cady Pass
475

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Access roads to the trailhead are closed by winter snow accumulation. 

2/19/15

Castle Pass
749

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Access roads to the trailhead are closed by winter snow accumulation. 

2/19/15

Cedar Creek Trail
476

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Access roads to the trailhead are closed by winter snow accumulation. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Chancellor/Canyon Creek Trail
754 CFR Trail Closures

Access road Highway 20, to the trailhead, is closed for winter. Trail no longer maintained.

CFR closures due to 2011 trail wash outs. Closed to stock from Boulder Creek to Mill Creek. Trail closed to hikers from Mill Creek to Cedar Crossing. Trail from Chancellor to Sky Pilot Pass not maintained, down trees block stock.

 

2/19/15

Chewuch
510

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Forest service access road #5100, to the trailhead, is a groomed snowmobile route closed to motorized  wheeled vehicles from December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Coleman Ridge
505

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Access roads to the trailhead are closed by winter snow accumulation. Trail no longer maintained.

2/19/15

Copper Glance
519

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Access roads to the trailhead are closed by winter snow accumulation. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Copper Pass
426

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Access roads to the trailhead are closed by winter snow accumulation.

2/9/15

Crater Creek Trail
416

Access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Crater Mountain
746

Access road, Highway 20, closed for winter. Trail not maintained.

2/19/15

Cutthroat Creek
400

 Access road, Highway 20, closed for winter. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Crystal Lake
517

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Trail burned over in 2003 wildfire. Trail has many down trees and some wash-out areas. This trail has not been maintained for many years, impassable for stock.

2/19/15

Dean Creek Trail
456

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. This trail has not been cleared of down trees or maintained for many, many years so it is difficult for hikers and is impassable to stock. 

2/19/15

Devils Ridge Trail
752

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road, Highway 20, closed to motorized wheeled vehicles in winter. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Diamond Jack
514

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.

2/9/15

Drake Creek
502A

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Driveway Butte Trail
481

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Eagle Creek
410

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Eagle Lakes
416

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Early Winters Trail
522

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.

2/9/15

East Creek
756

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles in winter. Bridge is out and trail no longer maintained.

2/19/15

East Fork Buttermilk
420

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

East Fork Pasayten
451

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Easy Pass
741

Access road, Highway 20, is closed for winter.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Falls Creek Trail
518

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. 

2/9/15

Ferguson Lake
474A

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Fire Creek
561

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Trail no longer maintained.

2/19/15

Foggy Dew Creek Trail Section 1
417

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Foggy Dew Creek Trail Section 2
417A

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Fred's Lake Trail   474

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Goat Peak Trail
457

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Hidden Lakes
477

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Holman Creek
472A

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Jackita Ridge
738

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles in winter.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Larch Creek/Billy Goat Pass
502

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

 

2/19/15

Lake Ann/Maple Pass Loop Trail
740

Access road closed in winter and trail blocked by winter snow.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Lake Creek Trail
500

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Trail burned over by a 2003 wildfire and is no longer maintained beyond Black Lake. Many snags long the trail could come down in windy weather.  The trail to Black Lake is heavily used, and most visitors do not travel beyond it, there is limited camping in the Black Lake area. Down trees are cleared to Black Lake when winter snow accumulation melts out.

 

2/27/15

Leecher Look-out Trail

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. 

2/9/15

Libby Creek
415

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Lightning Creek
425

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.

 

2/9/15

Lookout Mountain Trail
412

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Lone Fir
535

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Louis Lake
428

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Martin Creek
429

Trail blocked by winter snow and access road closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Middle Fork Beaver Creek
406

Trail blocked by winter snow.

 

2/9/15

Monument Creek Trail
484

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Forest service access road #5400, giving access to the trailhead, is a groomed snowmobile route closed to motorized  wheeled vehicles from December 1 to April 1.

Easy hiking the first mile, then too many snow patches up to the Wilderness boundary. The creek is running already too, under a thin snow bridge. Only 2 little avalanches near Eureka Creek. Lots of snowshoe tracks up to the boundary, but only one ski track. Beavers are active just below Eureka Creek, including a 24" Cottonwood felled across the river from the trail side. No Mountain Goat tracks, often seen this time of year there.  No logs are visible in the Wilderness, but there are 2 18"logs on either side of the creek. 9 to 10 total logs visible so far, but none that hikers couldn't get around or over pretty easily.

Old bridge, at 4 miles, across Eureka Creek is washed out. The trail north of bridge site, at  Eureka Creek, has not been maintained for 30 years. Non-maintained trail has many, many down trees and has areas with trail wash-outs making trail impassable to stock and very difficult for hikers to follow.

 

 

3/9/15

North Fork 20 Mile Trail
560

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Forest service access roads, to the trailhead, is a groomed snowmobile route closed to motorized  wheeled vehicles from December 1 to April 1

2/9/15

North Creek
413

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Forest service access roads, to the trailhead, is a groomed snowmobile route closed to motorized  wheeled vehicles from December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Oval Lakes
410A

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Forest service access road, to the trailhead, is a groomed snowmobile route closed to motorized  wheeled vehicles from December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Pacific Crest Trail (Bridge Creek to Stehekin)
2000

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Forest service access road, to the trailhead, is a groomed snowmobile route closed to motorized  wheeled vehicles from December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Pacific Crest Trail (Hwy 20 to Harts Pass)
2000

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Forest service access road, to the trailhead, is a groomed snowmobile route closed to motorized  wheeled vehicles from December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Pacific Crest Trail (Hart’s Pass to Canada) Hikers from PCT to Canada need a Canadian entry permit, stamped and signed by a Canadian Border Services Agent. Note there is currently no legal way to enter the US from Canada on the PCT 2000

Trail covered with winter snow accumulation. Forest service access road, to the trailhead, is a groomed snowmobile route closed to motorized  wheeled vehicles from December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

 

2/19/15

Pearrygin Peak
526

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation. 

2/9/15

Peepsight
525

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  This trail burned over in 2003. No longer maintained.

2/19/15

Rainy Lake Trail
310

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

 

2/19/15

Reynolds Creek
402

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. This trail no longer maintained.

2/19/15

Robinson Pass
478

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Rock Creek
473

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation. This trail, near the Pacific Crest Trail, has been impassable for stock for the last 2 years due to a very large tree with a large rootwad, blocking the trail.

2/27/15

Scatter Creek
427

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.

2/19/15

Slate Creek
414

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

South Creek Trail
401

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Stub Creek/Deception Pass
458

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. 

2/9/15

Sunrise Lake
417.2

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. 

2/9/15

Tatoosh Buttes
485

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Tungsten
534

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Twisp Pass Trail
432

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Twisp River Trail
440

Trail blocked by winter snow and most access roads are closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

War Creek
408

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Washington Pass Overlook Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

West Fork Buttermilk
411

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

West Fork Methow Trail
480

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. 

This trail was badly damaged by avalanche debris in 2013/2014, at 1.7 miles, making trail impassable.  Trail is currently waiting for repairs. The remaining trail has many, many scattered down trees throughout the old 2003 burn area.

2/19/15

West Fork Pasayten
472

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Whistler Cutoff
575

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Williams Creek
407

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1. Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15

Wolf Creek Trail
527

Trail and access roads to trailhead are covered with winter snow accumulation and closed to motorized wheeled vehicles December 1 to April 1.  Down trees are cleared when snow melts.

2/19/15