Morse Creek Trailhead

Provides access to: Pacific Crest Trail #2000 and Norse Peak Wilderness via Union Creek Trail #956,  Basin Trail #987, and Basin Lake Trail #987A (accessed from Basin Trail #987).

At a Glance

Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required. The self-issuing permits are free and available at trailheads.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Norse Peak Wilderness. Camp at least 100 feet from lake shores and the Pacific Crest Trail
Closest Towns: Enumclaw, WA; Naches, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Naches Ranger District.

General Information


From Naches, WA travel west on Highway 12 for 4.4 miles. Continue straight onto Highway 410 W for 41.4 miles. Turn right (north) on Forest Road 462 and follow for 1.5 miles to trailhead.


Dispersed camping, hitch rails, parking for two horse trailers and three cars.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking


Horse Riding