Reynolds Creek Trail #402

Primitive trail through subalpine forest within Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness to the pass near Reynolds Peak at the North Cascades National Park border. No longer maintained, impassable to stock.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current conditions information
Permit Info: Wilderness permit not required.  Note: Permit required year round for all overnight stays in the backcountry of North Cascades National Park Service Complex (North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas).
Open Season: June
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Twisp, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: No pass required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District

General Information


From Twisp take Okanogan County Road 9114 west. County Road 9114 becomes Forest Service Road 44. Stay on Forest Service Road 44 to Mystery Campground and turn onto Forest Service Road 4435 and head west. Turn on Forest Service Road 4435-015, Reynolds Creek Trailhead is at the end of the road.


Day Hiking

Recreation areas with activity Day Hiking: See additional information under Backpacking.


Recreation areas with activity Backpacking:

Good for solitude. Specific Difficulties: Recommended for experienced trail users.