Eagle Lake

Type: Backcountry
Length: 6.80 miles
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

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Directions

Location: Backcountry, 15 miles north of Twisp.
States: Washington
Counties: Okanogan
Latitude: 47.77785   Longitude: -121.38447

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.

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.

Additional Details

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

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: USFS - Trail information

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

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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