Trail Conditions

West Level Peak surrounded by yellow larches
Larches are starting to turn colors on the east side of the Cascades. West Level Peak viewed on a beautiful autumn day. Days are shorter and nights are cooler - plan your trip accordingly! NPS/W. Hsieh

September 28, 2022

Prolonged dry weather conditions persist in the area. Multiple wildfires are burning in and around the park complex. Please monitor current air quality index prior to your visit:
Fire and Smoke Map (airnow.gov)
Air quality Guide for Particle Pollution, August 2015, EPA-456/F-15-005 (airnow.gov)

Multiple trail and camp closures are still in effect due to fire. Please read below for most current updates. The days are shorter and the nights are cooler - please plan ahead and pack your bag accordingly. You should have the 10 essentials even for day hikes as search and rescue personnel is limited and help could take days. Be prepared for varied weather conditions when you are spending the night in the park.

The Wilderness Information Center in Marblemount will be staffed through October 8th. After that, self-issue permits are available by filling out a permit located at the kiosk in front of the Wilderness Information Center.

Until then, the Wilderness Information Center is open seven days a week, including holidays, from 7am to 4pm. If you are planning a trip to the wilderness, be sure to check the weather forecast, snow level, and driving conditions beforehand, and leave a detailed itinerary with a friend or family member, including the date and time you plan to exit the backcountry. Backcounty permits are required for all overnight trips in the park.

The trail conditions listed in the table below represent the last known status, but please note that conditions can change. Please e-mail us if you have trail conditions to report.

 

Closures and Notices

McAlester Lake Backcountry Hiker and Stock camps are closed due to bear activity in the area. Food rewarded bears pose safety risks to both visitors and the bear itself. (9/10/22)

Due to multiple active fires in the Chilliwack area, park officials have closed trails and camps. The Hannegan Pass trail and trailhead, Brush Creek, Chilliwack, and Copper Loop trails are closed until further notice. Camp closures include all camps between Stillwell and Boundary camps. Cross-country zone access from closed trails is prohibited.
(9/30/22)
For maps of trail and camp closures for the Chilliwack Complex and NW Pasayten Fires visit, inciweb.

Due to fires active in the area, park officials have trail and camp closures in the Lightning Creek area of Ross Lake. Lightning Creek Trail between Lightning Creek and Nightmare camps is closed. Camp closures include Deer Lick and Nightmare camps. (9/3/2022)

Campfires Banned in Lake Chelan National Recreation Area and Portions of North Cascades National Park
Campfires or the ignition of wood, briquettes, or any fuel in fire pits, fire pans, and barbeque grills, are banned in Lake Chelan National Recreation Area and the area of North Cascades National Park located in Chelan County. This includes all National Park Service lands south and east of Cascade Pass, Park Creek Pass and Rainy Pass as well as the entire Stehekin Valley. Stoves or grills that are solely fueled by liquid petroleum fuels for the purpose of cooking are allowed in all locations (7/29/2022)

Cascade River Road is open all the way to the Cascade Pass trailhead. (8/6/2022) Break-ins are on the rise at trailheads across the park, especially Cascade River Road recently. Do not leave valuables (wallets, electronics, cell phones, ipads, computers, etc) and keep vehicle clear of unnecessary items that would attract theft.

The Silver Skagit Rd to Hozomeen is closed due to washouts. Significant flooding from November 2021 has damaged the road, there is no current access to Ross Lake or the Hozomeen campground via Canada. (6/17/2022)
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Road Conditions

East Bank Trail- The bridge by Nightmare camp was damaged over the winter and is closed until further notice. Hikers can ford the creek instead, expect water up to knee height. (7/7/2022)

Ross Lake Boat-In Sites - Ross Lake is expected to reach full pool this season, visit the Boating on Ross Lake page for more information.

Bridge Creek Trail/PCT- The temporary bridge at North Fork has been installed for the season. Hikers only, NO STOCK!- 6/9/22

Bear Creek Camp Closed - Camp is closed due to fire damage in the area in September 2021.

Flat Creek Camp Closed - Camp is closed indefinitely due to hazard trees.

Hard-sided food canisters are required at select backcountry camps and cross-country areas. In order to protect visitors and wildlife and to maintain the wilderness character of North Cascades National Park Complex, hard-sided food canisters are required from June 1 to November 15 for camping at ten backcountry camps and all or parts of five cross-country zones. More information on food storage requirements, including maps of cross-country zones where canisters are required. Full statement on canister policy.

 

Current Trail Conditions

Current trail conditions are reported by rangers and trail crew, and updated as frequently as possible. Please read the "general" condition for each trail when there is no recent update available.
Trail Name Elevation and Trail Type Reported Conditions
Big Beaver / Ross Dam Ross Dam Trailhead at 2100'
Big Beaver Camp 1600'
Beaver Pass 3654'
Hiker, Stock
8/4-Trail clear to Luna camp, There are some down trees up to the pass. The little beaver trail from Stillwell to Perry creek is very challenging with many blow down and large section where wash outs have made navigation difficult and bushwhacking a guarantee. Large sections of the trail are underwater. BLUE FLAGGING has been put up to help navigate those sections, follow the blue flagging.
Little Beaver (Ross Lake to Whatcom Pass) Ross Lake 1600', Stillwell Camp 2500',
Whatcom Pass 5200'
Hiker only from Little Beaver to Stillwell
8/4 The little beaver trail from Stillwell to Perry creek is very challenging with many blow down and large section where wash outs have made navigation difficult and bushwhacking a guarantee. Large sections of the trail are underwater. BLUE FLAGGING has been put up to help navigate those sections, follow the blue flagging.

General: Perry Creek and Redoubt Creek present difficult crossings in early seasons despite foot logs (may or may not be present).
Trail Name Elevation and Trail Type Reported Conditions
Thunder Creek (Colonial Creek Campground to Park Creek Pass) Trailhead (Colonial Creek Campground) 1200'
Park Creek Pass 6100'
Hiker, stock
8/4 - Creek fording at Thunder Basin Stock camp is about knee deep midday. Trail is very brushy in sections between Skagit Queen camp and Two Mile camp. Vegetation is covered with tent caterpillars from treeline on Park Creek Trail to Five Mile camp.

6/8 The bridge over Fisher Creek near Tricouni camp is not passible to stock.

General: Ford of Thunder Creek north of Thunder Basin Stock can be high or impassable during spring run-off or after heavy rains. Food canisters required for camping at Thunder Basin Camp June 1 - Nov. 15. Stoves only, no fires at Thunder Basin Camp.
Fourth of July Pass Thunder Creek trail junction 1300'
Fourth of July Pass 3500'
Hiker only
No campfires allowed--please bring a camp stove if camping at Fourth of July Camp.
Panther Creek Trailhead 1800', Panther Camp ~2000'
Fourth of July Pass 3500'
Hiker only
General: Panther Camp was rebuilt and relocated in 2012 and is 3.7 miles from the trailhead (~0.5 miles southwest of the old camp). New bridge built in 2013 over Panther Creek.
Easy Pass / Fisher Creek Trailhead 3700', Easy Pass 6400'
Hiker only
No camping at Easy Pass
Park Creek (Park Creek Pass to Upper Stehekin Valley Trail) Stehekin River 2300',
Park Creek Pass 6100'
Hiker, stock
No camping at Park Creek Pass
Trail Name Elevation and Trail Type Reported Conditions
Desolation Trailhead 1605', Camp 5560'
Lookout 6108'
Hiker only
8/16 - As of this date still has water running about halfway up the trail before camp

7/26 - Snow free. Last water source 1/2 up to lookout. Dwindling source.

Food storage canisters required at Desolation Camp June 1 - Nov. 15.
Devils Dome Loop Trailhead 2000',
high point (Devil's Dome): 7000'
Horse, hiker
9/26 Devils Dome Loop re-opened. Devils Ridge Trail #752 is still closed east of Devil’s Pass

8/4 - Visitor reports of good trail conditions, few downed trees, and snow still existing on north facing/shaded sections of ridgelines.

General: Bridge over Canyon Creek is still damaged; hikers must start at East Bank TH or ford the creek if the water level is low enough.
East Bank / Hozomeen Lake East Bank Trailhead 1800',
Hozomeen Lake (highest point) ~2900'
Hiker, stock
9/3 - Lightning Creek Trail between Lightning Creek and Nightmare camps is closed due to fire activity in the area. Camp closures include Deer Lick and Nightmare camps.

6/30 - Nightmare bridge is closed, hikers can ford the river or find a log crossing. Trail is cleared of down trees all the way to Hozomeen.

General: Roland Creek can be a wet ford during periods of high stream flows
Happy Panther 1700 - 2000'
Hiker, stock
8/4 - Trail is clear.
Jack Mountain East Bank Trail (2000')
NPS boundary (5900')
Little Jack summit at 6750'.
Hiker only
6/24 - First mile of trail has been cleared of downed trees.

General: Trail is not maintained on a regular basis, some sections can be overgrown, eroded and rough in some places. No water along trail.
Trail Name Elevation and Trail Type Reported Conditions
Agnes Creek / Bridge Creek / Old Wagon Trail (Pacific Crest Trail) Bridge Creek Trailhead 4600’,
NPS South Boundary 2000’
Hiker, stock
7/27- The Bridge Creek trail is cleared of down trees and brushing has begun.

6/9-The temporary bridge at North Fork and Maple Creek has been installed for the season. The bridge over North Fork is not passable to stock.

South of the Park, in the Glacier Peak Wilderness (USFS): No current report. Due to hazard trees, it is not safe to camp at Hemlock Camp. Alternative camps include 2.4 miles south of Suiattle Pass (just before entering Sitting Bull Basin), Cedar Camp 2.8 miles north of Hemlock Camp, and 1.9 miles up the South Fork Agnes Creek Trail. The bridge over Agnes Creek at Hemlock Camp is out of service.

Aggressive bear activity has been reported in all the camps along the PCT, especially Fireweed and South Fork. Remember to store your food and all scented items properly at all times!

General
: Bears are common along this drainage. Be vigilant about keeping camps clean and use food storage lockers. Report all bear sightings to rangers at any North Cascades National Park contact station
Agnes Gorge Trailhead at 1700', trail ends at 2000'
Hiker only
5/19-Agnes Creek and Agnes Gorge trails have been cleared of down trees.
Dagger Lake / Twisp Pass Fireweed 3900', Dagger Lake 5508',
Twisp Pass 6100'
Hiker, stock
7/27- The trail to Twisp Pass is logged out.

Backcountry permits required for overnight stays at Stiletto Lake; dogs not permitted.
North Fork 2800' to 4200'
Hiker, stock
8/16 - A few down logs before Grizzly Creek camp. Trail brushy at spots. Grizzly Creek crossing past camp is about thigh deep - look downstream or upstream for easier crossing. Trail is reported to be barely a trail (very brushy) shortly beyond Grizzly Creek.

6/15- North Fork trail is cleared of down trees for the first two miles. Avalanche damage and flooding beyond.

General: Crossing Grizzly Creek requires a ford of 3 channels -- all can run high and fast and can be unsafe to ford during early season snowmelt and after large rain events. Trail is often faint and hard to follow in northern-most 2 miles. Grizzly Creek Camp was rebuilt in 2012 south of Grizzly Creek ford. Due to repeated flooding of Grizzly Creek, Grizzly Creek Stock Camp is permanently closed--stock should use Walker Park.
Goode Ridge Trailhead 2200', ridge 6600'
Hiker, stock
8/24/22 - Logged out to subalpine area

In Summer: Water only available for the first 1.5 miles. Carry adequate water past this point to stay hydrated.
McAlester Lake / South Pass / Rainbow Creek Fireweed 3900', McAlester Pass 6000',
South Pass 6300', Bench Creek 3800’,
Rainbow Bridge 2040’
Hiker, stock
9/10- McAlester Lake Backcountry Hiker and Stock camps are closed due to bear activity in the area. Food rewarded bears pose safety risks to both visitors and the bear itself.

8/2: Flowers and mosquitos out in full force. Trail in great shape on both sides of pass

General: Seasonal bridge at Rainbow Ford is removed every fall. Ford may be high or impassable at other times of year.Southern end of this trail passes through the 2010 Rainbow Bridge Fire zone. There may be new downed trees between Rainbow Ford and Rainbow Bridge camps.
Rainbow Lake / Bowan Pass South Fork 3200’, Rainbow Lake 5630',
Bowan Pass 6200'
Hiker, stock
Rainbow Lake and Rainbow Meadows are closed September 26 to October 27th for a fish removal treatment. Visitors are advised against drinking water (even filtered) from Rainbow Lake during that time period.

8/4 Trail is clear but very buggy.

General: Must ford Bridge Creek at South Fork Camp or use foot log.
McGregor Mountain Trailhead 1700', Heaton Camp 7000'
Hiker, stock
8/16 Trail in good shape, with a snow patch at the end of the trail (easy to traverse in afternoon) and a small patch on the scramble right below the summit (easy to walk on but on slope; hikers should use caution). Good water at Heaton Camp. Few bugs!

7/1 Not passabile without ice axe to Heaton camp. Snow continuous at 6000'.

General: Food storage canisters are recommended for camping at Heaton Camp -- hanging food can be difficult here. No fires allowed at Heaton Camp.
Stiletto Spur / Stiletto Peak 4000' to ~6100'
Hiker, stock
No recent report.

General: Route-finding required to reach the location of the old fire lookout on a sub-peak of Stiletto Ridge. Trail receives only light maintenance. Trail fades out in meadows at ~6100'.In Stiletto Cross-Country Zone, which includes Stiletto Lake, CAMPING PERMITS REQUIRED - STOVES ONLY, NO FIRES.

Stiletto Spur: General - Stock parties have a difficult approach to both sides of ford of State Creek. The foot log crossing over State Creek is not recommended for use. Ford can be impassable after large rain/snow events. Stock parties should use Pacific Crest Trail instead.
Trail Name Elevation and Trail Type Reported Conditions
Hannegan Pass / Chilliwack River Trailhead 3000', Hannegan Pass 5060', Canadian border 2000'
Hiker, stock
8/24/22 - ALL TRAILS AND BACKCOUNTRY CAMPS ACCESSED BY HANNEGAN PASS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO FIRE ACTIVITY.

8/21/22 
- Hannegan trail has water 3 miles in with multiple sources up to Hannegan Camp. Hannegan Pass is dry, next reliable water source is at Boundary Camp. When you are on the ridge you will have limited water sources, Egg Lake, Copper Lake, and some small streams within a mile north of Copper Lake. If you are staying at Silesia Camp you will have to drop down 1/2 mile to Egg Lake for water. Expect a lot of down trees on the switchbacks of the northern section of the loop to Indian Creek Camp. Be patient and focused while following pink flagging and searching for trail in heavy blow down areas. Next reliable water source on the trail 1/2 mile north of the Chilliwack River. You will have to ford the Chilliwack River, follow pink flagging to get to trail on other side of Chilliwack River. River can be swift and up to 2 feet deep in some sections. USE CAUTION when crossing! Continue to follow pink flagging on other side of Chilliwack to get through rest of blow down area to Indian Creek Camp. The trail is in great shape, and has plenty of reliable water sources from Indian Creek Camp to Boundary Camp.

Cable Car is in great shape, light gloves are recommended for hand protection when crossing on cable car.

General: Cable car over the Chilliwack replaced on 10/2019. Trail is passible to stock to US Cabin. Brush Creek/access to Graybeal Camp is currently inaccessible to stock. Pets and hunting are not allowed in the National Park. Trail north of Bear Creek Camp is abandoned and is a difficult bush-whack cross-country route. Little Chilliwack Camp no longer exists due to the changing course of the Chilliwack River.
Copper Ridge Copper Lookout: 6260'
Hiker only
8/24/22- ALL TRAILS AND BACKCOUNTRY CAMPS ACCESSED BY HANNEGAN PASS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO FIRE ACTIVITY.

8/7/22- Camps on Copper Ridge now snow free. Silesia campers need to get water at Egg Lake.Copper Lookout to Copper Lake - 10% snow covered with large patches just north of Copper Lookout, navigation is minimal. Copper Lake to the Northern End of Copper Ridge - Snow free and in good shape, 2 reliable water sources remain within a mile north of Copper Lake, then dry for the rest of the trail.

General: In summer, no water between Boundary Camp and the ridge. Water on the ridge is available at Copper and Egg Lakes. No water at Silesia Camp once snows melt--must get water at Egg Lake (1 mile round-trip). Trail can be brushy at low elevations on the north end of the ridge, near the ford of the Chilliwack River and Indian Creek. No reliable water between one mile east of Copper Lake and the Chilliwack River.
Brush Creek (to Whatcom Pass) Whatcom Pass: 5055'
Hiker, Stock
8/24 - TRAIL CLOSED DUE TO WILDFIRE

7/21
 - Hannegan to Whatcom Pass - Thick brush and multiple downed trees. Graybeal camp and trail to it are completely washed out. Intermittent snow on the way to the Whatcom camp, but the pass is snow free. East side of pass mostly snow covered. Tapto Basin 90% snow covered.

Hard-sided food storage canisters strongly recommended at Whatcom Camp due to limited tree limbs and high animal activity.
Trail Name Elevation and Trail Type Reported Conditions
Cascade Pass / Sahale Arm / Horseshoe Basin Trailhead 3660', Cascade Pass 5400',
Sahale Glacier Camp 7600'
Hiker only. No Pets, No Hunting
8/4- Doubtful Creek crossing ankle deep around noon. A few sections of trail between Basin Creek camp and Pelton Basin camp on scree slope got damaged/washed out and hikers need to navigate/scramble short sections between stable trail

7/30 - Cascade Pass Trail has one or two small snowfields just below the pass. Cascade Pass to Sahale has about 2% snow (just a few small snowfields). Visitors should be aware of connecting the few remaining patches of snow to the summer trails. High bear and goat activity in the area. The trails up to Sahale and down to Basin Creek are very sun exposed. Plan accordingly as walking through meadows in order to get to shade is not appropriate.

General: Cascade River Road typically does not open to Cascade Pass Trailhead until July 1st- condition dependent.
NO CAMPING AT CASCADE PASS, Doubtful Lake, and anywhere along the trail. Camping only allowed at designated camps. Trail typically not snow free until mid-July.
Trail Name Elevation and Trail Type Reported Conditions
Flat Creek 1700' - 2000' Flat Creek camp is currently closed due to hazard trees.
Upper Stehekin Valley Trail / Stehekin Road (old road from Bridge Creek Camp to Cottonwood Camp) Bridge Creek Camp (2200') to Cottonwood Camp(2800')
Hiker, Stock
5/19 - The Bridge Creek/ Pacific Crest Trail has been cleared of down trees from High Bridge to Shady camp
Trail Name Elevation and Trail Type Reported Conditions
Boulder Creek Trailhead 1200', Purple Pass 6800'
Hiker, Stock
7/24 - Boulder Butte has only one large snow patch left (likely gone by the end of the week). Middle section of Purple Creek Trail brushy.

Lower sections burned in 2010 Rainbow Bridge Fire and the 2014 Lone Mountain Fire; the trail can be dry and dusty. Blowdowns are common on this trail due to past forest fires.
Purple Creek / War Creek Trailhead 1200', Purple Pass 6900', War Creek Pass 6500'
Hiker, stock
7/15 - Trail is clear of trees to Purple Pass.

Summer: Only water source is at crossing of Purple Creek 2 miles from Stehekin. Very slow-flowing spring near Juanita Lake--the lake is stagnant and not an attractive water source in late season.Campfires are not allowed at Juanita Lake Camp--bring camp stove for cooking.
Chelan Summit Juanita Lake 6800', high point 7440'
Hiker, stock
No recent report
Trail Name Elevation and Trail Type Reported Conditions
Baker River Trailhead at 800', trail's end at 900'
Hiker only
No recent report

General: This trail begins on Forest Service land and crosses into the National Park: dogs are not allowed in the national park and backcountry permits are required to stay at Sulphide Creek Camp.
Diablo Lake Trailhead 1200' - max. 2000'
Hiker only
6/24- Trail is cleared of down trees.
Heather / Maple Pass (Rainy Pass) Trailhead: 5476' - High point: 6650'
Hiker only
8/4 Trail is mostly snow free aside from north facing and shaded aspects on ridge line above 5500' elevation.

No Camping at Heather/Maple Pass
Hidden Lake Trailhead 3700', Hidden Lake: 5700',
Hidden Lake Lookout: 6,700'
Hiker only
Pets not allowed in the National Park
8/17 - The trail is mostly snow free, with one tiny snow field and one larger snow field. Both are easily navigable with just trekking poles. No spikes needed. Note that it is easy to get lost/confused along the final quarter mile of the trail up to the lookout, so visitors may want to carry GPS. The road leading to the trailhead is rough, but there were many SUVs with moderate clearance at the TH.

Backcountry Camping Permits are required past the saddle and down to Hidden Lake. Reaching Hidden Lake requires traveling over a very challenging and steep boulder field--not easy!

Food canisters required in Hidden Lake Cross Country Zone June 1 - Nov. 15. Pets and hunting are not allowed beyond the ridge or down to the lake.
Monogram Lake / Lookout Mountain Trailhead 1300', Monogram Lake 4872'
Hiker only
8/2 - The trail is clear of snow besides just a few steps in some small patches.

Lookout Mountain (USFS): Last flowing water source is ~1/2 mile past the trail split to Monogram Lake. A small pool of water is just below the lookout.

General: Pets and hunting are not allowed in National Park. Food canisters are required for camping at Monogram Lake June 1 - Nov. 15. Backcountry Permits required for camping at Monogram Lake year-round. Look for tent pads and separate cooking areas. Do not camp on the lake shore.
Pyramid Lake Trailhead 1100', Lake 2600'
Hiker only
No recent report.

Please help protect the Natural Research Area. Camping and fires not allowed at Pyramid Lake or along Pyramid Creek.
Sourdough Lake / Pierce Mountain Trailhead at 900', Sourdough Camp at 5055'. Lookout is at 5968'Hiker only 7/17 - Patchy snowfields begin at 4,800, and consistent snow begins at 5,800. Sourdough Creek (just beyond the camp on the way to the lookout) is easy to cross with no snow bridges at the main crossing area. The trail up to Sourdough Lookout has a significant bootpack, and no snow travel equipment is needed to get to the lookout. Trekking poles are recommended, and microspikes are a nice-to-have but not a need-to-have. There is high bear activity near the lookout.

General: The ridgeline trail can be difficult to follow. Cairns mark the trail just east of the lookout. East of Pierce Mountain Camp the trail is somewhat difficult to follow due to brush and downed trees. After snowmelt, no water available on Pierce Mountain Trail except from pools at Pierce Mountain Camp which will dry up as the summer progresses. Carry plenty of water if ascending the trail from the junction with Big Beaver Trail.

Hard-sided food canister required at Sourdough and Pierce Mountain Camps June 1 - Nov. 15. Pets and hunting are not allowed past the National Park boundary (about 2 miles from trailhead).
Stetattle Creek Trailhead at 900'
Hiker only
No recent report. Expect recently downed trees along the trail, high creek crossings and snow at higher elevations.

General: Several challenging trail sections in the first 1/4 mile where the creek has eroded the bank and trail (some scrambling and hand holds). Not recommended for beginners or families with small children.
Thornton Lake Trailhead 3000', ridge above lake is 5000', Thornton Lake 4500'
Hiker only
7/19 - Patchy snow on ridge above the lake. No snow at river crossing. Campsites have mostly melted out.

General: The trail from the ridge to the lakeshore is steeper than most trails and can be very slippery when wet or icy. Crossing the lake outlet requires crossing a logjam, use caution. Not recommended for families with small children.

Food canisters required at Thornton Lakes Camp June 1 - Nov 15.
Thunder Knob 1200' to 1875'
Hiker only
5/25 - Trail is open. To access trailhead, park along SR 20 and not in Colonial Creek Campground.
Trail Name Elevation and Trail Type Reported Conditions
Bullion Loop Trail Trailhead 1500'
Hiker, Stock
5/19- Trail has been cleared of down trees
Company Creek Trailhead 1200', leaves park at 2500'
Hiker, stock
5/19 - Trails has been cleared of down trees to the USFS boundary.

General: Must ford Company Creek at 5 mile. Trail is obscure south of Hilgard Pass and difficult to follow due to damage from 2015 Wolverine Fire.
Devore Creek NPS boundary 2000'
Hiker only
5/19 - Trail has been cleared of down trees.

General: Trail south of Ten Mile Pass (to Hilgard Pass) is obscure and difficult to follow due to 2015 Wolverine Fire.
Lakeshore Trail Elevation 1200'
Hiker, stock
5/19 - Trail has been cleared of down trees to the NPS boundary

General: High rattlesnake activity, particularly on sunny days. Ticks common in spring and early summer.This trail was burned over in 2010, so new blowdowns are common.
Rainbow Loop Trail Elevation 1200' to 2200'
Hiker, stock
8/4 - Trail is clear but very buggy.

General: Southern end of this trail passes through the 2010 Rainbow Bridge Fire zone. There may be new down trees between Lower Rainbow Loop TH and Rainbow Bridge camp. Trail from Bench Creek to Stehekin can be dry and dusty.
Stehekin River Trail 1200'
Hiker only
Trail is cleared of down trees.

General: In 2015, this trail was used as a fire break for the Wolverine Fire--expect to see many cut trees. Trail often floods during spring snowmelt and high-water events. Trail access is from south end of Stehekin airstrip.

Last updated: September 30, 2022

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