Black Pine Lake Trail #441


Hoodoo Peak

A barrier free, fully accessible, forested, easy, wide, mostly level, paved trail along the lakeshore. Trail begins by the boat launch. Benches provide resting areas with interpretive signs along the way. This trail offers great mountain views, wildlife watching, fishing, and swimming. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current conditions
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Boat ramp,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees No trail parking fee
Open Season: Mid-May
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles and horses are prohibited.
Closest Towns: Twisp, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District, 24 West Chewuch Road, Winthrop, WA  509-996-4000

General Information


From Twisp, drive west on Twisp River Road (county road 9114 ) for about 10 miles, turn left onto Forest Service Road 43, crossing Buttermilk Bridge across Twisp River, stay to the left and following the forest road 43 for about 8 miles, to campground on the north end of the lake. After entering the campground the trailhead is located in the day use area. Note: This is the best route to campground from Twisp River Road (County Road #9114) as the Poorman Creek route is very, very narrow, and not recommended for trailers.



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Nature Viewing

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Viewing Wildlife

Beaver Lodges located at the southwest corner of the lake.

Viewing Scenery

This trail offers great mountain views,

Outdoor Learning

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Water Activities

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Winter Sports

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Picnic tables for day use only at trailhead
Interpretive Site interpretive information
Toilets at trailhead
Parking near boat ramp
Boat ramp
Accessible Fully accessible, easy, paved trail with no elevation gain.