Billy Goat Loop Trail

  

Provides access toHidden Lakes Trail #477, Larch Creek/Billy Goat Pass Trail #502 and Drake Creek Trail #502A within Pasayten Wilderness.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: To check for current conditions online go to: www.fs.usda.gov/okawen/conditions
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees A recreation pass is required. (A $5/vehicle/day Northwest Forest Pass can be purchased from a self-pay station provided at the trailhead).
Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required. The self-issuing permits are free and available at trailheads.
Open Season: July
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: August-September
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply. Certified weed free hay is required on National forestlands (processed grains are okay).
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes: A Recreation Pass is required. (A $5/vehicle/day Northwest Forest Pass can be purchased from a self-pay station provided at the trailhead).
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Winthrop travel north on West Chewuch Road (county road 1213) for 8 miles. Turn left onto Eightmile Creek Road (Forest Service Road 5130) drive for 17 miles to the Billy Goat Trailhead. Follow Hidden Lakes Trail #477 for 3 miles, turn right unto Drake Creek Trail #502A, at 3 miles, turn right onto Larch Creek Trail #502 to return back to trailhead.


Activities


Hiking

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Amenities

Toilets Vault toilets
Picnic tables Yes
Parking Stock parking area and hiker parking area