Pacific Crest Tr North - Snoqualmie Pass Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day or Recreation Pass required. 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 (PDF File) 
Closest Towns: Cle Elum, WA
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 (which becomes Forest Road 9041) through Snoqualmie Pass ski area village and then under I-90. Trailhead will be on the right shortly after freeway underpass.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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Horse Riding & Camping

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