Scatter Creek Trail #1328

Area Status: Not Cleared

The Scatter Creek Trail begins at Forest Road 4330 and ends at Fish Eagle Pass. This trail accesses the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area.

Trail heads east from the trailhead, climbs steadily with numerous switchbacks, following the south side of Scatter Creek. Past the junction with County Line Trail 1226.2, it goes through several large meadows and into the upper basin of Scatter Creek and to its end at Fish Eagle Pass on the county divide. The trail can be difficult to find in the upper reaches of the basin. For the last half mile up to the pass, there are some extremely steep and rocky sections which may be impassable to stock.

At a Glance

Restrictions: Motorized use prohibited.

General Information


Adequate parking for 6+ vehicles. There are no facilities at the trailhead, but there are toilets 0.25 mile up the road at Scatter Creek camp.


From Cle Elum, WA travel north on Highway 903 about 16 miles along Lake Cle Elum, to end of county road at Salmon La Sac, then north on Forest Road 4330 about 9 miles to trailhead just before Scatter Creek ford.



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