War Creek Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Provides access to: War Creek Trail #408 within Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness. Trail enteres Lake Chelan National Recreation Area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current conditions information
Fees $5/vehicle/day
Permit Info: Wilderness permit not required.  Note: Permit required year round for all overnight stays in the backcountry of North Cascades National Park.
Open Season: Mid July - October
Usage: Light
Best Season: summer
Busiest Season: summer
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Twisp, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Pit toilet (1)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District

General Information

Directions: From Twisp drive west on Okanogan County Road 9114. In about 10 miles the county road becomes Forest Service Road 44 (Forest Service Road 43 takes off to the left at that point). Continue on Forest Service Road 44 to Forest Service Road 4430 and turn left. Turn left on Forest Service Road 4430-100 and travel about 1.5 miles to the War Creek Trailhead.

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