Colchuck Lake Trail #1599A


This trail with steep and rocky grades accesses the Enchantment Lakes within Alpine Lakes Wilderness

At a Glance

Permit Info: Alpine Lake Wilderness permit required.  These are self-issued at the trailhead. Special overnight permits required June 15 - Oct. 15 for the unique Enchantments Area.
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply. See: Alpine Lakes Wilderness Regulations Booklet (PDF File)   Manditory permit area.
  • Wilderness Trail: Non-motorized, no bicycles.
  • Group size limit 8. 
  • Dogs are prohibited.
  • Campfires are prohibited.
  • Trail closed to stock.
  • Designated hiker campsites at Colchuck Lake.
Closest Towns: Leavenworth, WA
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass required at Stuart Lake trailhead.
Information Center: Wenatchee River Ranger District

General Information


The trail begins 2-1/2 miles up the Stuart Lake Trail #1599.

General Notes:

Green Trails Map - #209S The Enchantments

USGS Map - Cashmere Mountain/Enchantment Lakes



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Day Hiking


Reservations are required for overnight use from June 15 through October 15.