Rachel Lake Trail #1313

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Rachel Lake Trail begins at Forest Service Road 4930 and ends at Trail #1332. This is a hiker only trail that accesses the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.

At a Glance

Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required. The self-issuing permits are free and are available at trailheads and Forest Service Ranger Stations.
Restrictions: Equestrian, mountain bike and motorized use prohibited. Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Cle Elum, WA
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass required at Rachel Lake trailhead.
Information Center: Cle Elum Ranger District, (509) 852-1100

General Information


To Rachel Lake Trailhead:

From Leavenworth, WA take US-97 south for 35 miles and continue west on WA-970 for about 10 miles. Then take I-90 W towards Seattle and follow for 22 miles then take exit 63 towards and turn right on Forest Road 4826 (U-Fish Road) and follow for 1.5 miles. Stay right on Kachess Lake Road and then continue on Forest Road 49 for a total of about 3.5 miles. Then go left on Forest Road 4930 and follow for about 4 miles to Rachel Lake trailhead.

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