Lake Creek Trailhead

  

Provides access to: Lake Creek Trail #500 within Pasayten Wilderness.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current conditions information
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees  A recreation pass is required. . ($5/vehicle/day Northwest Forest Pass can be purchased from a self-pay station provided at the trailhead).
Permit Info: Free, self issue Wilderness permits are required for the Pasayten Wilderness. They are available at trailheads, headquarters, and the district office. 
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Best Season: June-September
Busiest Season: June-September
Restrictions: Certified weed free hay is required on National forestlands (processed grains are okay). Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Pit Toilet (1)
Passes: A Recreation Pass is required. ($5/vehicle/day Northwest Forest Pass can be purchased from a self-pay station provided at the trailhead). 
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District

General Information

Directions: From Winthrop take Okanogan County Road 1213 (West Chewuch Road) north about 6 miles to where it joins with Forest Service Road 51. Continue north. Just after the Lake Creek bridge, turn left on Forest Service Road 51-100 and drive 2 miles to the Lake Creek Trailhead.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Fishing

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Hiking

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Amenities

Picnic tables day use picnic tables
Interpretive Site information bulletin board
Toilets Vault toilet
Parking Good parking site.
Fee charged for some activities self-pay stations available for required recreation pass
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
48.782998

  Longitude : 
-120.161282

 

Fire danger animated graphic

Fire Danger and Outdoor Burning


cathole graphic with trowel

Going Number 1 & 2 in the Forest


Recreation App Available

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No Drone Zone sign

No Drones in Wilderness Areas


Wheelchair at Washington Pass Viewpoint

Wheelchair Accessible Trails


Enchantments Permit Information [link]

Enchantments Permit Information


Okanogan-Wenatchee NF vicinity map

Forest general vicinity map Link opens in a Pdf Document


Outdoor Essentials poster

Outdoor Essentials Link opens in a Pdf Document


Outdoor Essentials poster

Outdoor Essentials in Spanish Link opens in a Pdf Document


Outdoor Essentials poster

Outdoor Essentials in Russian Link opens in a Pdf Document

 



https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/okawen/recarea/?recid=59289