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Eagle Lake

Location Backcountry, 15 miles north of Twisp.
State(s) Washington
Counties Okanogan
Type Backcountry
Length 6.80 Miles / 10.94 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Camping
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Fishing
Motorized vehicles - OHV driving
Motorized vehicles - Snowmobiling
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
Agency USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No

 

 

Description


Very scenic trail. It starts in forest, travels across open slopes with views of the Columbia River Basin, and then it begins to climb up valley through subalpine forest and meadows to Horsehead Pass. From the pass you can connect to Chelan Summit Trail near Boiling Lake. Martin Creek Trail #429 takes off at 2 miles. At 5.5 miles, just past an overlook with benches, the Upper Eagle Lake Trail #431A branch right. At 6 miles, the Lower Eagle Trail #431B forks left.

 

Visitor Information


Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 1/1

Time Opens: Not Available - Time Closes: Not Available

Directions

From Twisp take State Route 20 east for 3 miles, then continue south on to State Route 153 to Okanogan County Road 1029. Turn right on County Road 1034 (Gold Creek Road), which becomes Forest Service Road 4340. Follow for 5.5 miles and turn left on Forest Service Road 4340-300. Follow for 4.6 miles to the trailhead.

 

Additional Information

Width: 24 inches.

Primary Surface: Not Available

Secondary Surface: None

Average Grade: 0%

Elevation Low Point: Not Available

Elevation High Point: Not Available

Year Designated: 1979

Date Last Updated: 04/17/2013

 

Contact Information

Trail Management:
Jim Hammer
Trails Coordinator
Okanogan National Forest
Methow Valley Ranger District
24 West Chewuch Rd.
Winthrop , WA 98862
(509) 996-4017

 

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