Chickadee Trailhead


In the winter, Chickadee Trailhead gives access to many crosscountry ski trails west of Patterson Lake. In summer months those trails are hiking and mountain bike trails.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current conditions information
Area Amenities: Toilets,Parking
Fees No fee
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Certified weed free hay required on national forest lands (proccessed grains okay)
Closest Towns: Twisp, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: No pass required at trailhead
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Methow Valley  Ranger District

General Information

General Notes:

From Winthrop, drive 3 miles on Twin Lakes Road, turn onto Patterson Lake Road, drive 7 miles, turn left unto Thompson Ridge Road (forest service road 4410), Chickadee Trailhead on the left side of road.

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