Silver Lakes Trail #842

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Within Buckhorn Wilderness this trail setting includes conifer forest, wildflowers, lake meadows, alpine lake, and rugged mountains. Trail is heavily wooded the first 2 miles and then it opens up with views of mountains and lakes.

The trail is 5.5 miles in length from upper Mt. Townsend Trailhead. Grade is 20% to Silver Lakes Trail for 3 miles and 8% the last 2.5 miles.

View a printable recreation opportunity guide: Silver Lakes Trail #842 (PDF File)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/14/16 Trail in good condition.
Open Season: Early Summer
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply.
Closest Towns: Quilcene, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District, Quilcene office

General Information


Silver Lakes Trail #842 is approached via the Mt. Townsend Trail #839.

Access from: Mt. Townsend Lower Trailhead or Mt. Townsend Upper Trailhead.

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