Meadow Creek Trail 1057

  

Enter Wild Sky Wilderness a short distance from the trailhead and hike up switchbacks through an area burned by wildfire in 1967. After leaving the burned area, gain elevation gradually into Henry M. Jackson Wilderness. Reach Fortune Ponds at 6.5 miles and climb to Frozen Finger Gap, drop down and head south towards Pear Lake. At Pear Lake the trail ends at its junction with the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail 2000.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer / Fall
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply.
  • The trail is closed to motorized vehicles and bicycles.
  • Wilderness regulations apply, maximum group size is 12, people and stock combined.
  • Camp in established campsites.
Closest Towns: Skykomish, Washington
Information Center: Check current conditions or call Skykomish Ranger District office at 360-677-2414.

General Information

Directions:

Drive US Highway 2 to just west of milepost 50 (located between the town of Skykomish and the Skykomish Ranger Station). Turn north onto Beckler Road #65, toward Beckler River Campground. From US Highway 2 on FS Road #65, drive 6 miles to the junction with Rapid River Road (FS Road #6530). Turn right and continue for 4.5 miles to the trailhead.


General Notes:

Call the ranger station for current trail conditions for stock.

Map:

  • Skykomish Ranger District
  • Green Trails #144

Parking:

Parking is only available on the side of the road, and there is very limited parking for stock.


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
  8.1 miles
  Elevation : 
2,000 feet