Stuart Lake Trailhead


This is a major trailhead which provides access to the Stuart Lake Trail #1599 and the Colchuck Lake Trail #1599A within Alpine Lakes Wilderness and the unique Enchantments Area. 

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day
Permit Info: Permits are required for overnight use in the Enchantment Lakes Permit Area from June 15 through October 15. Wilderness Permits required for day-hiking within the reservation area are available on a self-issue basis at trailheads.  
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply. See: Alpine Lakes Wilderness Regulations Booklet (PDF File)
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 for about 8.5 miles. Turn left on Forest Road 7600,then stay right on Forest Road 7601. Follow Forest Road 7601 for about 4 miles to the trailhead.

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