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Robinson Creek Trailhead


This forested trailhead provides access toRobinson Creek - Middle Fork Trail #478 that accesses Pasayten Wilderness.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current conditions information
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees A recreation pass is required. (A $5/vehicle/day Northwest Forest Pass can be purchased from a self-pay station provided at the trailhead).  
Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required. The self-issuing permits are free and available at trailheads.
Open Season: Late June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Certified weed free hay required on forest service lands. Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: A Recreation Pass is required. ($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


From Winthrop, Washington drive 15 miles west on Highway 20, turn right onto Lost River Road (county road 9140), drive 1/2 mile and turn left to continue on Lost River Road, drive 7.5 miles on pavement and continue another 1.25 miles on gravel forest road 5400 to Robinson Creek Trailhead  on the right side of road.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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Picnic tables for day use only, not overnight camping
Drinking water stock water only, not potable water
Interpretive Site interpretive information
Toilets at trailhead only
Parking with stock ramp, and hitch rail
Fee charged for some activities Recreation pass self-pay station