Esmeralda Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Provides access to: Esmerelda Basin Trail #1394 and Ingalls Way Trail #1390 which enters Alpine Lakes Wilderness.

At a Glance

Fees $5/Vehicle/day 
Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required to enter Alpine Lakes Wilderness. The self-issuing permits are free and are available at trailheads.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Within Alpine Lakes Wilderness Wilderness regulations apply. See: Alpine Lakes Wilderness Regulations Booklet (PDF File)
Closest Towns: Cle Elum, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cle Elum Ranger District, (509) 852-1100

General Information

Directions:

From  Cle Elum, WA  follow WA-903/W for 2 miles. Continue straight onto WA-10/WA-970 and follow for 6.5 miles. Turn left on Teanaway Road North Fork and follow for 13 miles. Then stay right on Forest Road 9737 and follow for about 9.6 miles to the Esmeralda trailhead.


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