Trapper Creek Wilderness Trail Vicinity Map. Trails include: Big Hollow Trail #158, Deer Cutoff Primitive Trail #209,
Dry Creek Trail #194, Observation Peak Trail #132A, Observation Trail #132, Rim Primitive Trail #202, Soda Peaks Lake Trail #133, Sunshine Primitive Trail #198, Trapper Creek Trail #192.1, and Trapper Creek Trail #192.2.
Provides access to the southwest corner of Trapper Creek Wilderness. The bowl shaped Soda Peaks Lake is surrounded by conifers in a mountainous setting. Connects to Trapper Creek Trail #192 at a creek crossing.
At a Glance
Free self-issue Wilderness Permit Required. Permit available at trailhead.
The trail begins at Road 54 and climbs into Trapper Creek Wilderness to a saddle. From the saddle, the trail switchbacks down to Soda Peaks Lake, which is in a glacial-carved cirque. The trail skirts the lake to the north and traverses the southern portion of the wilderness before fording Trapper Creek and intersecting with Trail #192. A seperate spur parallels Trapper Creek's west bank and terminates at Government Mineral Springs.