8-25-06 Flick Creek Fire Trail and Camp Closures
Contact: Kerry Olsen, 360 856-5700 ext. 340, ext 13
The Flick Creek Fire, which started on July 26, 2006, continues to burn in the Flick Creek, Fourmile Creek, Hazard Creek, and Purple Creek drainages near the community of Stehekin. As a precaution, Juanita Lake Camp and the Boulder Creek Trail, from its intersection with the Rainbow Loop Trail to its intersection with the War Creek Trail (#408) in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, have been closed. The following trails and camp are also still closed: War Creek Trail (#408) from the War Creek Trailhead to its intersection with the Summit Trail (#1259) Lakeshore Trail (#1247) from Stehekin to its intersection with the Fish Creek Trail (#1248) – just north of Moore Point Campground. Purple Creek Trail from Stehekin to its intersection with the Summit Trail (#1259) – just west of War Creek Pass. Summit Trail (#1259) from its intersection with the Purple Creek Trail to its intersection with the Fish Creek Trail (#1248). Flick Creek Camp All visitor services in Stehekin are open. Visitors to the area will view smoke, fire fighters and fire suppression aircraft managing the fire.
Did You Know?
In addition to Wilderness, Recreation Areas and National Park designations there are also five Research Natural Areas in the complex: Silver Lake, Pyramid Lake, Boston Glacier, Stetattle Creek and Big Beaver Valley.