Damfino Lakes Trailhead

Area Status: Open

Provides access to: Damfino Lakes Trail 625 which accesses Excelsior Pass and Mt. Baker Wilderness via the High Divide Trail #630.

From the trailhead begin at an old clear-cut, then quickly enter mature forest on Damfino Lakes Trail 625. Encounter a junction in 0.7 miles. The left fork is Canyon Ridge Trail #689, which connects to Boundary Way Trail #688

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Snow
Fees: $5/vehicle/day
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Late Summer-Fall
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Mt. Baker Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Glacier, Washington
Water: No potable water.
Restroom: There is a vault toilet at the trailhead and a mountain toilet at Excelsior Pass.
Passes: Recreation passes may be used as a form of fee payment. 
Information Center: Check current conditions or call Mt. Baker Ranger District office or Glacier Public Service Center.  

General Information


From Glacier, travel east on the Mt. Baker Highway 542 approximately 2 miles from the Glacier Public Service Center to Canyon Creek Road (Forest Service road 31). Turn left onto Forest Service road 31 and continue 15 miles to the trailhead located at the end of the road.


Parking for 15 vehicles, with room for stock trailers.

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