Coal Lake Trail 632


This vehicle accessible, high elevation lake is quite popular since it is a short walk from the road. A few campsites can be found near this scenic lake that is a popular fishing spot. The road up to the lake offers views of the entire Upper South Fork Stillaguamish River basin.

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At a Glance

Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer/Fall
Closest Towns: Granite Falls, Washington
Restroom: A toilet is provided for your convenience.
Passes: federal recreation pass required at Coal Lake Trailhead. 
Information Center: Check  current conditions or call  Darrington Ranger District office at 360-436-1155 or  Verlot Public Service Center at 360-691-7791.

General Information


From the Verlot Public Service Center (11 miles east of Granite Falls, WA), travel east on the Mountain Loop Highway for 15.0 miles. Turn left (north) on the Coal Lake Road (Forest Service road 4060). Continue 4.4 miles to the trailhead.

General Notes:


  • Darrington Ranger District
  • Green Trails: Silverton 110

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  Elevation : 
3,600 feet