Eightmile - Trout Creek Trail #1554


This trail has steep grades which become more gentle near Lake Caroline within Alpine Lakes Wilderness.

At a Glance

Fees $5/person/day - Cost for special permit for overnight use by reservation, June 15-October 15 
Permit Info: Alpine Lake Wilderness permit required.  These are self-issuing at the trailhead. Special overnight permits required from June 15 through October 15 from the Eightmile Lake Trail #1552 to Windy Pass.
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply. See: Alpine Lakes Wilderness Regulations Booklet (PDF File)
  • Wilderness Trail: Non-motorized, no bicycles. 
  • Maximum group size is eight (total number of people and stock).
  • Campfires prohibited above 5000'. 
  • Dogs are probited south of Windy Pass.
  • Designated stock and hiker campsites within 1/2 mile of Little Caroline Lake and Lake Caroline.
  • Use certified weed-free or commercially processed stock feed only.
Closest Towns: Leavenworth, WA
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass required at Eightmile trailhead.
Information Center: Wenatchee River Ranger District, (509) 548-2550

General Information


The trail begins 2.8 miles up the Eightmile Lake Trail #1552 and ends at the junction with the Trout Creek Trail #1555.

General Notes:

Green Trail Map - #209S The Enchantments

USGS Map - Cashmere Mountain/Jack Ridge, WA



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