Trails for everyone, forever

Home Go Hiking Hiking Guide Lower Wildcat Lake

Lower Wildcat Lake

Snoqualmie Region > Snoqualmie Pass
47.4453, -121.4235 Map & Directions
Photo by Totally Flashy
  • Dogs allowed on leash

Lower Wildcat Lake offers an opportunity to get deeper into the backcountry past Snow Lake, while still on a formal trail. Continue reading

Rating
3.00 out of 5

(3 votes) Log in to rate

Hiking Lower Wildcat Lake

Lower Wildcat Lake offers an opportunity to get deeper into the backcountry past Snow Lake, while still on a formal trail.

From northeast side of Snow Lake, take the High Lakes Trail (1012) as it climbs past scenic Gem Lake, descends to Lower Wildcat Lake, and provides the jump-off point for the informal route to Upper Wildcat Lake. 

Many hikers stop at Snow Lake, so once you get past it, you may enjoy a little more sense of solitude!

Lower Wildcat Lake

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.4453, -121.4235 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

See weather forecast

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 Exit 52 off I-90, drive to the ski area parking at Alpental. Be aware that there are private residences near Alpental and respect requests for No Parking that may exist.

More Hike Details

Trailhead

Snoqualmie Region > Snoqualmie Pass

High Lakes Trail (#1012)

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Snoqualmie Ranger District

You can improve or add to this guidebook entry

Lower Wildcat Lake

39 Trip Reports

Hiked here recently?

Submit a trip report!
 
Trip Reports