Wolf Creek Trail #527

Area Status: Not Cleared

Trail enters Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness and follows the valley bottom 10.3 miles to the meadows beneath Mt. Gardner. The route is mostly in timber, broken by occasional meadow areas.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Walking log available to cross North Fork Wolf Creek during high water. 
Permit Info: Wilderness permit not required. 
Open Season: June
Best Season: July- September
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply Check fishing regulations for what areas are open for fishing.
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Wolf Creek Trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Chelan Ranger District.

General Information


From Wolf Creek Trailhead.

From Winthrop drive State Route 20 south out of town. Cross the Methow River bridge and turn right on Okanogan County Road 9120 (Twin Lakes Road). Drive 1.5 miles and stay right on County Road 1131 (Wolf Creek Road). Drive 4.5 miles Turn left on County Road 1145 (Left Fork Wolf Creek Road). At 0.25 mile, staying right on Forest Service Road 5505 to the signed trailhead.

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