East Fork Pasayten Trail #451

Area Status: Not Cleared

Valley bottom trail that ascends East Fork of the Pasayten River, mostly in lodgepole forest through and  an old 2006 burn area, Dollar Watch Pass and Larch Creek Trail #502 south of Larch Pass or by turning up the McCall's Creek drainage (trail #458) to the alpine meadow of McCall's Gulch and the junction with Larch Creek Trail #502 north of Larch Pass.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current conditions information. Trail was burned over in 2006. Many down trees on trail, not maintained often, impassable for stock.
Fees $5/vehicle/day or Northwest Forest Pass required at trailhead.
Permit Info: Free, available at the trailhead, self issue wilderness permits are required when entering Pasayten Wilderness.
Open Season: July
Best Season: August
Busiest Season: August
Restrictions: Wilderness use restrictions apply. Certified weed free hay required on national forest lands (processed grains okay).
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Water: No drinking water
Restroom: At trailhead only
Passes: Recreation pass required at trailheads.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District, 24 West Chewuch Road, Winthrop, WA   509-996-4000

General Information


Western Terminus: Hidden Lakes Trail #477, north of Big Hidden Lake. Eastern Terminus: Larch Creek Trail #502, north of Three Fools Pass.



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Highlights: This trail makes large loops between Sheep Mountain and Hidden Lakes possible using the same trailhead.

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  Area/Length : 
10.5 miles


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