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Copper Glance Trail #519

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

The first part of the trail follows the old jeep trail that  provides access to the Copper Glance mining claimants. At 1.5 miles the jeep trail ends and Copper Glance Trail begins. The trail is steep and rocky in places and several streams must be forded. Not recommended for stock as an old bridge collapsed and there is not a good crossing for stock. Hikers need to use caution when crossing during high water. Reach the lake in just over 3 miles. Limited parking space at trailhead.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For current conditions go to: http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/okawen/alerts-notices   Maintained annually after snow melts
Fees No fee. Northwest Forest Pass not required.
Permit Info: No permit required
Open Season: Mid-July
Best Season: August
Busiest Season: August
Restrictions: Certified weed free hay is required on National forestlands (processed grains are okay).
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: No pass required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District. 509-996-4000

General Information

Directions: From Winthrop drive north on Okanogan County Road 1213 to Eightmile Ranch. Take a left onto Forest Service Road 5130 (Eightmile Creek Road) and drive 13 miles to the signed trailhead.

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