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Trails on the Wenatchee River Ranger District are now mostly snow free except for patches at the highest elevations and passes.  

Enchantments Report

 

Mission Creek / Devils Gulch Area
Devils Spur
#1203
Conditions unknown.  
Devils Gulch
#1220

Conditions unknown.

 
Mission Ridge
#1201
Conditions unknown.  
Sand Creek    
Red Devil
#1221

Conditions unknown.

 
Red Hill
#1223

Conditions unknown.

 

Red Hill Spur
#1223.1
Conditions unknown.  
     
Highway 97 / Blewett Pass Area
Tronsen Ridge
#1204
Conditions unknown.  
Tronsen Meadow
#1205
Conditions unknown.  
Ingalls Creek
#1215
Conditions unknown.  
Fourth Creek
#1218
Conditions unknown.  
     
Lake Wenatchee Area
Dirty Face
#1500
Conditions unknown.  
Hidden Lake
#1510
Conditions unknown.  
Round Mountain
#1529
Conditions Unknown  
Nason Ridge at Kahler Glen
#1583
Conditions Unknown  
     
Little Wenatchee River Area
Cady Creek
#1501
Conditions unknown.  
Cady Ridge
#1532
Conditions unknown.  
Top Lake  
#1506
Conditions unknown.  
Poe Mountain
#1520
Conditions unknown.  
Lake Minotaur
#1517
Conditions unknown.  
Little Wenatchee
#1525
Conditions unknown.  
Heather Lake
#1526
Conditions unknown.  
Little Wenatchee Ridge
#1543
Conditions unknown.  
Irving Pass
#1545
Conditions unknown.   
     
White River Area
Indian Creek
#1502
Conditions unknown.  
Twin Lakes
#1503
Conditions unknown.  
White River
#1507
Not been maintained beyond junction with Boulder Creek Trail -- non-existent and extremely brushy in sections, not recommended for travel. Access to the Pacific Crest Trail is possible via the Indian Creek Trail #1502  
Mount David
#1521
Conditions Unknown  
Boulder Creek
#1562
Conditions Unknown  
     
Chiwawa River Area
Carne Mountain
#1508

Conditions unknown.

Road to trailhead extremely rough, not recommended for low clearance vehicles.

 
Rock Creek
#1509

Conditions unknown.

 
Rock Creek Tie
#1538
Conditions Unknown  

Phelps Creek 

#1511

Conditions unknown. 

Road to trailhead extremely rough, not recommended for low clearance vehicles.

 

 
Buck Creek
#1513

Conditions unknown.

Bridge collapsed over Chiwawa River but can be crossed by most hikers. Also a ford below the bridge. 

 
Basalt Ridge
#1515

Conditions Unknown

 

 
Little Giant
#1518

Conditions Unknown

 

 
Schaefer Lake
#1519

Conditions unknown.

Use CAUTION when crossing the Chiwawa river at the log crossing or fording river at the begining of the trail.

 

 
Alder Ridge ORV
#1523

Conditions unknown. 

Seasonal Closure in effect 

 
Minnow Ridge ORV
#1524
Conditions unknown.  
Estes Butte
#1527 

Conditions unknown.

 

 
Basalt Pass
#1530
Conditions Unknown  
Chikamin Creek ORV
#1534

Conditions unknown.

 

Minnow Creek
#1539

Conditions Unknown

 
Lower Chiwawa ORV
#1548

Conditions unknown.

 

 

Chiwawa River
#1550

Conditions unkown

The Chiwawa River Trail #1550 will be closed from October 16, 2018 to June 1, 2019 to protect Bull Trout spawning habitat.

 

 
Chikamin Tie ORV
#1561

Conditions unknown.

Seasonal Closure in effect 

 
     
Highway 2 / Stevens Pass / Smithbrook Area
Snowy Creek
#1531
Conditions Unknown

 

Chiwaukum Creek
#1571
Conditions unknown.  
Index Creek
#1572
Conditions Unknown  
Painter Creek
#1575
Conditions Unknown  
Badlands  
#1576
Conditions Unknown  
Hatchery Creek
#1577
Conditions unknown.  
Whitepine Creek
#1582

Conditions Unknown

 
Lake Ethel
#1585
Conditions Unknown  
Rock Mountain
#1587
Conditions Unknown  
Merritt Lake
#1588
Conditions unknown.  
Lanham Lake
#1589

Conditions Unknown

 
Smithbrook
#1590
Conditions Unknown  
No. Fork Chiwaukum Cr.
#1591
Conditions unknown.  
Wildhorse Creek
#1592
Conditions Unknown  
Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)
North from Stevens Pass

#2000
Conditions Unknown  
Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)
South from Stevens Pass

#2000

Conditions unknown.

 

     
Icicle Creek / Enchantments Area
Icicle Creek
#1551
Conditions unknown.  
Eightmile Lake
#1552
Conditions unknown.  
Snow Creek / Snow Lakes
#1553

Conditions unknown.

 
Eightmile-Trout Creek
#1554
Conditions unknown.  
Trout Creek
#1555
Conditions Unknown  
Jack Creek
#1558

Conditions unknown.

From the Meadow creek junction to VanEpps there is significant fire damage and patches of lost trail. Not recomended for stock travel beyond the meadow creek junction.

 

 

 

 

Icicle Ridge
#1570
Conditions unknown.  
Fourth of July Creek
#1579
Conditions unknown.  
Chain Lakes
#1569
Conditions unknown.  
Chatter Creek
#1580
Conditions Unknown  
French Creek
#1595
Conditions Unknown  
Icicle Gorge
#1596
Conditions unknown.  
Stuart Lake
#1599
Conditions unknown.  
Colchuck Lake
#1599A

Conditions unknown.

 

 


Average Spring trail openings/meltout

Late March to Mid April--- Icicle Ridge, Penstock, Leavenworth town trails (Blackbird Island, Ski Hill loop trails, Fish Hatchery trails, Wenatchee Foothill trails)

Mid April to Mid May -- Snow Creek, Fourth of July, Freund Canyon, Devil's Gulch, Ingalls Creek, Lake Stuart, Icicle Creek, Hatchery Creek, Eightmile Lake, Chatter Creek, Jack Creek. Hidden Lake, Twin Lakes, White Pine, Lower Chiwawa, Nason Ridge, Rock Mtn, Dirty Face.

Mid May or later -- Lake Ethel, Tronsen Ridge, Upper Devil's Gulch, Upper Mission Ridge, Little Wenatchee TH, Minotaur lake, Top Lake, Merritt Lake, Heather Lake, Shaeffer Lake, Rock Creek, White River/Indian Creek, Upper Chiwawa River TH's, Round Mtn, Irving Pass


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Trail condition reports are gathered from Forest Service trail employees and wilderness rangers, USFS trail contractors, and public reports. WTA.ORG and NWHIKERS.NET   and WenatcheeOutdoors.org are also excellent sources for trail conditions and ideas for hikes and backpacking trips.





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