Smithbrook Trail #1590


This heavily used short trail climbs to Union Gap and a junction with the Pacific Crest Trail #2000 which enters Henry M. Jackson Wilderness. Smithbrook Trail is 0.9 miles long and is heavily used by hikers. It starts at the Smithbrook Trailhead and steadily switchbacks through old-growth forest to Union Gap. The top of the trail may be snow-covered and difficult-to-follow, depending on the season.

Visit the US Forest Service Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail website for more information and maps.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: See Current conditions information 
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Leavenworth, WA
Information Center: Wenatchee River Ranger District.

General Information


The trail begins at the Smithbrook Trailhead located 3 miles Smithbrook Road #6700 from Highway 2.

From Leavenworth, WA take US-2 northwest for 31 miles. Then turn right on Smithbrook Road, Forest Road #6700, and travel 3 miles to the trailhead. 

General Notes:

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The Smithbrook Trailhead is not recommended for stock trucks or stock trailers. The trailhead at Stevens Pass provides better parking for stock users accessing the Pacific Crest Trail #2000.

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  Area/Length : 
.9 miles

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  Elevation : 
3800' - 4700'


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