Monument Creek Trailhead

Provides accesss toMonument Creek Trail #484 which accesses Pasayten Wilderness.

Trail beyond Eureka Creek not maintained for over 25 years. Impassable to stock and difficult for hikers.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current conditions information 
Area Amenities: Parking
Fees: No fee. 
Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required. The self-issuing permits are free and available at trailheads.
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Best Season: May/June
Busiest Season: May/June
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply in the wilderness area.
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: No pass required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District.

General Information


From Winthrop. Washington drive 14 miles west on Highway 20, turn right onto Lost River Road (county road #9140). Follow Lost River Road through Mazama  to the end of the paved  road at 7.5 miles. The road becomes gravel on Hart’s Pass forest service road 5400, 22 miles northwest of Winthrop. Travel about 0.25 mile, turn right into Monument Trailhead.  

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

This is a popular trail in the springtime as this forested, low elevation trail is the first district forest service trail to become snow-free in the spring. It has little elevation gain and has beautiful wildflowers.



Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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