Merritt Lake Trail #1588

  

The Merritt Lake Trail is 2.0 miles long, gains 1700 feet of elevation, and is primarily used by hikers and stock users. The trail begins at the Merritt Lake Trailhead, which is located off US-2, near milepost 76, and heads immediately up densely-forested switchbacks. The trail is well-traveled the entire way up; however, fallen trees across the trail may make travel difficult for stock users. The trail ends at the junction with Nason Ridge Trail #1583, which continues to Merritt Lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: See Current conditions information 
Fees No fees are required for use of this trail.  Please self register at trailhead.
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Non-Motorized trail.
Closest Towns: Leavenworth, WA
Water: No water accessible on trail. Water available at Merritt Lake.
Restroom: No restrooms at trailhead. A pit toilet is available at Merritt Lake.

General Information

General Notes:

Green Trails Map - #145 Wenatchee Lake

USGS Map - Mount Howard


Directions:

The trail begins at the Merritt Lake Trailhead located off Highway 2 near milepost 76. From Leavenworth, travel west on US Hwy 2 to near milepost 76 and turn right onto Forest Road #657 (signed Merritt Lake and an arrow) . Travel Rd #657 for about two miles to the trailhead.  The trail ends at the junction with the Nason Ridge Trail #1583 which continues to Merritt Lake.


Recreation Map

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