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Hatchery Creek

Central Cascades > Leavenworth Area
47.5692, -120.6788 Map & Directions
Length
13.0 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
4000 feet
Highest Point
6700 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Hard
Lake Augusta from the ridge. Photo by justthefacts.
  • Wildflowers/Meadows
  • Mountain views
  • Wildlife
  • Lakes
  • Ridges/passes

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

A brushy, steep trail to the Cascade high country. Continue reading

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Hiking Hatchery Creek

This rough trail climbs continuously and steeply through the high country of the cascades. 3 miles in, it links up with the Badlands trail, and further on, 6.5 miles from the trailhead, you'll arrive at the junction with Icicle Ridge trail.

Backpackers mainly use this trail to access Lake Augusta, or create large, long backpacking trips in the summer once the high country has melted out.

WTA worked here in 2010!

Hatchery Creek

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.5692, -120.6788 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

From Leavenworth, drive west on Highway 2 for about 9 miles, then turn onto Forest Road 7905 (signed for Hatchery Creek Road) and drive this road 2 miles to the trailhead.

More Hike Details

Trailhead

Central Cascades > Leavenworth Area

Hatchery Creek (#1577)

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Wenatchee River Ranger District

Guidebooks & Maps

USGS Big Jim Mountain

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