Crystal Trailhead

  

Provides access to: Crystal Lake Trail #517 which accesses Pasayten Wilderness

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Check for current conditions online at: www.fs.usda.gov/okawen/conditions
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Fee charged for some activities,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
Best Season: August
Busiest Season: August
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply. Certified weed free hay is required on nation forest land (processed grain okay).
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Water: No potable water
Restroom: At trailhead only
Passes: A recreation pass is required.  (A $5/vehicle/day Northwest Forest Pass can be purchased from a self-pay station provided at Lake Creek or Andrews Creek trailheads).
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District,

General Information

Directions:

From Winthrop take Okanogan County Road 1213 (West Chewuch Road) north about 6 miles to where it joins with Forest Service Road 51. Continue north about 20 miles. Turn left on Forest Service Road 5100-080 and drive 0.25 mile to the Crystal Trailhead.


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Amenities

Toilets vault toilets at trailhead only
Picnic tables day use picnic tables
Parking
Fee charged for some activities self-pay stations available for required recreation pass
Interpretive Site information bulletin board
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
48.75631

  Longitude : 
-120.13921