Rachel Lake Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Provides access to: Rachael Lake Trail #1313 within Alpine Lakes Wilderness.

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day 
Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required. The self-issuing permits are free and are available at trailheads and Forest Service Ranger Stations.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Leavenworth, 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


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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