Crow Lake Way Trail #953

This trail accesses Norse Peak Wilderness and moves into high alpine terrain as it climbs steeply northwest from Highway 410. Water is available beyond Grassy Saddle.  This trail provides access to the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. 

At a Glance

Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required. The self-issuing permits are free and available at trailheads.
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer/Fall
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Naches, WA
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Crow Lake Way Trailhead. 
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Naches Ranger District.

General Information


Access from Crow Lake Way Trailhead (area is unavailable).


Dispersed camping available, outhouses, hitch rails, parking for five horse trailers and eight cars.


Day Hiking


Horse Camping

Horse Riding