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Snow Lake - Winter

Snoqualmie Region > Snoqualmie Pass
47.4454, -121.4235 Map & Directions
Length
10.0 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
2000 feet
Highest Point
5100 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Hard
Snow Lake. Photo by terpene.
  • Mountain views
  • Lakes
  • Established campsites
  • Ridges/passes

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Northwest Forest Pass

One of Washington's most popular destinations in the summer, the trail to Snow Lake is a tempting destination in winter, too. But the steep terrain in the area puts visitors in a high-avalanche risk when snow is present. Have proper gear and an understanding of how to read the snowpack before venturing out on this trail. Continue reading

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Hiking Snow Lake - Winter

One of Washington's most popular destinations in the summer, the trail to Snow Lake is a tempting destination in winter, too. But the steep terrain in the area puts visitors in a high-avalanche risk when snow is present. Have proper gear and an understanding of how to read the snowpack before venturing out on this trail. 

Snow Lake - Winter

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.4454, -121.4235 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

Multiple avalanche chutes cross this trail. Hikers should have experience navigating avalanche territory and the appropriate safety gear.

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass

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 Seattle, drive east on I-90 to exit 52, signed for Snoqualmie Pass West. Turn left (north), crossing under the freeway. Take the second right, traveling 1.3 miles to the end of the road at the Alpental Ski Area parking lot.

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Trailhead

Snoqualmie Region > Snoqualmie Pass

Snow Lake (#1013)

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Snoqualmie Ranger District

Guidebooks & Maps

Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

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