Larch Creek/Billy Goat Pass Trail #502

Area Status: Unreachable

This is a heavily traveled trail  into a popular horse-use area. Highpoint is the McCall-Timberwolf Divide at 7,640 feet. From the trailhead four passes must be crossed to reach Sheep Mountain area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For current trail conditions go to:
Fees $5/vehicle/day or Northwest Forest Pass required (or display a Senior Pass, Interagency Pass, or Access Pass)Provided for your convenience:  Parking area, self-pay station, bulletin board. Interpretive information, picnic table, outhouse and trash can.
Permit Info: Free, self issue Wilderness permits are required for the Pasayten Wilderness. They are available at trailheads, headquarters, and the district office. 36 CFR 261.57
Open Season: Mid July - October
Usage: Light
Best Season: August
Busiest Season: August
Restrictions: No motorized or mechanized vehicles. Stock is not permitted to graze or stand tied within 200 feet of the lakeshore. Wilderness regulations apply. Certified weed free hay is required on National forestlands (processed grains are okay).
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Winthrop travel north on Okanogan County Road 1213 (West Chewuch Road) for 9 miles. Turn left on to the Forest Service Road 5130 follow the signs for 17 miles to the Billy Goat Trailhead. Travel the Hidden Lakes Trail 477 for 4 miles to Drake Creek; Larch Creek trails branches at this point.



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