Snow Lakes Trailhead


Provides access toSnow Lakes Trail #1553 and the Enchantment Lakes within Alpine Lakes Wilderness.

Dogs (including service dogs) are prohibited on Snow Lakes Trail and within Enchantment Permit Area.

At a Glance

Reservations: An overnight reservation permit is required from May 15 to October 31. Wilderness permits for day-use are required. The self-issuing day permits are available at trailheads.
Fees $5 per vehicle/per day or valid Recreation Pass required 
Permit Info: An overnight reservation permit is required from May 15 to October 31 for entry to the unique Enchantments Area. Wilderness Permits required for day-hiking within the reservation area are free and self issued at trailhead.  
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply. See: Alpine Lakes Wilderness Regulations Booklet (PDF File) Dogs are prohibited on Snow Lakes Trail and within Enchantment Permit Area.
Closest Towns: Leavenworth, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Information Center: Wenatchee River Ranger District, (509) 548-2550

General Information


From Leavenworth, WA, follow US-2 West for 0.8 mile, then turn left onto Icicle Road. Follow Icicle Road/Forest Road 7600 for 4.3 miles to the trailhead.

Alert! Vandalism is common to vehicles parked at this trailhead. Please do not leave any valuables in your vehicle.

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