Lower Railroad Creek Trail #1240


This trail within Glacier Peak Wilderness takes off in the heavy timber near Domke Lake from the junction with Emerald Park Trail #1230. It travels up the south side of Railroad Creek towards Holden Village.

Heavy post-fire damage. Expect to encounter numerous downed logs, snags, and washouts. 

All stream crossings can be hazardous during spring and early summer. Camp areas are infrequent along the trail but there is a camp available at the start (junction with Emerald Park Trail). This Trail was affected by the Domke Lake Fire in 2007.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Click here
Best Season: Summer Fall
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Holden Village, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Chelan Ranger District.

General Information

General Notes:

Maps: Green Trails- Lucerne, Holden


There are two main parking areas (for a fee) for up lake travel when using the Lady of the Lake services.  The Boat company dock in Chelan and Field’s Point Landing, located 17 miles out of Chelan on the South Shore road.

Field's Point Fees:

Day Use 3-12 hours: $5.00

Over Night: $7.00

5-7 Days: $30.00


From Chelan, boat approximately 40 miles to Lucerne Landing (there are no roads that connect the city of Chelan to Lucerne). 

The Lady of the Lake provides passenger ferry service from Chelan to Stehekin with stops available at Fields Point, Prince Creek, Moore Point, and Lucerne. Please check their website for availability, fees, and scheduling: ladyofthelake.com.
Holden Village operates a shuttle bus to and from Lucerne Landing and asks that hikers reserve bus space in advance. This may be done by emailing: registrar@holdenvillage.org. Round trip bus fare is $15 per person; $10 one way. Information available about Holden Village: holdenvillage.org



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  Area/Length : 
10.0 miles

  Elevation : 
2400 ft. - 3209 ft.


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