Rainy Pass Picnic Site and Trailhead (Hwy 20 south

Area Status: Unreachable
  
 

This forested, paved trailhead has shady picnic spots and that gives access to Rainy Lake Trail #310, an  easy, fully accessible, paved trail with no elevation gain, and also gives access to Lake Ann/Maple Pass Loop Trail #740.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current trail conditions
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Recreation Pass required for parking. $5/vehicle/day Northwest Forest Pass can be purchased from a self-pay station provided at the trailhead.
Open Season: July
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: August-September
Busiest Season: July-mid October
Restrictions: No overnight camping allowed within 1/4 mile of  Rainy Lake, Lake Ann, Heather Pass, or Maple Pass. Trail closed to: pack and saddle stock, motorized and mechanized travel.
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Water: Potable Water in summer
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes: Recreation Pass required for parking. $5/vehicle/day Northwest Forest Pass can be purchased from a self-pay station provided at the trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Winthrop drive west on State Route 20 about 35 miles to Rainy Pass. Park in the south parking lot on the left side of the highway.


Accessibility:

Rainy Lake Trail #310, an easy, paved, trail with no elevation gain is fully accessible to wheelchairs.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Fishing

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Hiking

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Backpacking

To Lewis Lake or Wing Lake (no developed trails).

Day Hiking

To Rainy Lake or Lake Ann/Maple Pass Loop


Picnicking

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Amenities

Picnic tables day use picnic tables
Interpretive Site interpretive information
Toilets vault toilets
Parking off highway parking
Accessible Fully accessible, easy, paved trail with no elevation gain.
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
48.515218

  Longitude : 
-120.735810

 

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Wheelchair at Washington Pass Viewpoint

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