White Chuck River Trail 643

Area Status: Unreachable

The 2003 flood destroyed this trail and Kennedy Hot Springs was buried by five feet of material off of Glacier Peak. In 2006 less than one-third of the trail remained. There are no plans to repair it.

Area/Length: 5-mile road walk to old trailhead. Trail length 1/3 mile.  

Washington Trails Association

At a Glance

Current Conditions: INACCESSIBLE, NO ROAD OR TRAIL ACCESS. Trail washed away by 2003 flood. 
Restrictions: The trail enters Glacier Peak Wilderness and wilderness restrictions apply.
Closest Towns: Darrington, Washington
Information Center: Check current conditions or call Darrington Ranger District office at 360-436-1155 or Verlot Public Service Center at 360-691-7791.

General Information


From the Darrington Ranger District office, take the Mt. Loop Highway south 10 miles to the White Chuck River Road on the left (east). Follow this road five miles to the end. A walkable tread on the former road leads to a small camp area near Owl Creek and the old trailhead.

General Notes:


  • Darrington Ranger District
  • Green Trails: Glacier Peak 112



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