Lake Minotaur Trail #1517


This short 1.6 mile trail is very steep. It climbs through forest to access the subalpine environments of Minotaur Lake and Theseus Lake within Henry M. Jackson Wilderness

At a Glance

Restrictions: Hiker only trail. Campfires are prohibited at Lake Minotaur and Lake Theseus. Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Leavenworth, WA
Information Center: Wenatchee River Ranger District.

General Information


The trail begins at the Lake Minotaur Trailhead.

From Leavenworth, WA travel north on US-2 for 15 miles then take WA-207 N and follow for 10.5 miles past Wenatchee Lake. Then take a slight left on Wenatchee River Road (Forest Road 6500) and follow for 6 miles. Then stay left on Forest Road 6701 (Theseus Creek Road) and follow for .4 miles and then take the first left on Smithbrook/Rainy Creek Road 6700 and follow for 5 miles to Forest Road 6704 on the right. Take 6704 for about one mile to the trailhead.

General Notes:

Green Trails Map - #144 Benchmark Mtn.

USGS Map - Labyrinth Mountain, WA

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  Area/Length : 
1.6 miles

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  Elevation : 
3800' - 5600'