Pacific Crest Tr North - Snoqualmie Pass Trailhead

Provides access to: Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail northbound and Alpine Lakes Wilderness.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: May - October
Fees: $5/vehicle/day or Northwest Forest Pass, or Federal Interagency Recreation Pass required at trailhead. Discover Pass not valid on National Forest land.
Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required. The self-issuing permits are free and are available at trailheads.
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply.See: Alpine Lakes Wilderness Regulations Booklet.
Closest Towns: Cle Elum, North Bend
Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Information Center: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

General Information


From Cle Elum, WA follow I-90 west for 30 miles to Exit 53. Take Highway 906 through Snoqualmie Pass ski area village and then under I-90. Trailhead will be on the right shortly after freeway underpass.

From North Bend travel east on I-90 to exit 52, from the exit turn left and cross under I-90. Trailhead will be on the right shortly after freeway underpass

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking


Horse Riding