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Buck Creek Pass

Central Cascades > Stevens Pass - East
48.0721, -120.8509 Map & Directions
Length
19.2 miles, roundtrip
Highest Point
6000 feet
Views from the Buck Creek Pass area. Photo by Cascade Liberation Organization.
  • Wildflowers/Meadows
  • Mountain views
  • Wildlife
  • Dogs allowed on leash
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Glacier Peak Wilderness, northwest of Lake Wenatchee. You can barely see Glacier Peak from the westside of the Cascades. Not so from the Buck Creek Trail - where it looms over you like a white monolith. Add to that fields of late summer flowers and a pleasant afternoon breeze and you may be close to rapture. Continue reading

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Hiking Buck Creek Pass

Glacier Peak Wilderness, northwest of Lake Wenatchee. You can barely see Glacier Peak from the westside of the Cascades. Not so from the Buck Creek Trail - where it looms over you like a white monolith. Add to that fields of late summer flowers and a pleasant afternoon breeze and you may be close to rapture.

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Buck Creek Pass

Map & Directions

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Co-ordinates: 48.0721, -120.8509 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Getting There

From Everett head east on US 2 for 85 miles to Coles Corner. (From Leavenworth travel west on US 2 for 15 miles.) Turn left onto State Route 207 (Lake Wenatchee) and proceed 4.2 miles to a Y intersection after crossing the Wenatchee River. Bear right onto the Chiwawa Loop Road, and after 1.3 miles turn left onto the Chiwawa River Road (Forest Road 62). Proceed for 22 miles (the pavement ends at 10.8 miles) to a junction. Keep left to reach the Trinity Trailhead parking lot.

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Trailhead

Central Cascades > Stevens Pass - East

Buck Creek Pass (#1513)

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Wenatchee River Ranger District

Guidebooks & Maps

Green Trail Map - #113 Holden

USGS Map - Trinity/Clark Mountain/Suiattle Pass

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