Mount David Trail #1521


This steep, scenic trail leads to high ridgeline country and an old fire lookout site within Glacier Peak Wilderness.

Alert! There is very little water located along the trail and is not recommended for stock.  Although a couple old campsites are located high on the ridge, this trail is not recommended for backpacking due to the lack of water.

This trail is seldom maintained.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: See Current conditions information 
Permit Info: No permits are required for use of this trail.  Please self register at the trailhead.
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply This trail is not recommended or safe for stock.
Closest Towns: Leavenworth, WA
Water: Water is accessible at the trailhead. No water is accessible for the duration of the trail.
Restroom: Restrooms available at the trailhead. An old pit toilet is located at the summit of Mt. David
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass required at White River Trailhead.
Information Center: Wenatchee River Ranger District.

General Information


The trail begins on the Indian Creek Trail #1502 from the White River Trailhead.

To access the trailhead: From Wenatchee, travel west on US-2 for 34 miles then turn right on WA-207 (Lake Wenatchee Highway) and travel 10.5 miles and continue on White River Road (Forest Service Road 6400) for another 10 miles to the trailhead at the end White River Road - Forest Road 6400.

General Notes:

Green Trails Map - #145 Wenatchee Lake

USGS Map - Mount David

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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