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To Know a Tree

North Cascades > North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20
48.6711, -121.2609 Map & Directions
Length
1.0 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
0 feet
Highest Point
480 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Easy
Learn about the area’s common trees and plants on the Know a Tree trail. Photo by C P. Full-size image
  • Good for kids
  • Lakes
  • Established campsites

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

The short hike follows the river around the Newhaken Creek Campground on a mostly level trail. The signs along the way denote the common trees and plants of the lush understory and tall trees surrounding the trail. Continue reading

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Hiking To Know a Tree

The short hike follows the river around the Newhalem Creek Campground on a mostly level trail. The signs along the way denote the common trees and plants of the lush understory and tall trees surrounding the trail.

Hike Description Written by
Claudia Lopez, WTA Community

To Know a Tree

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 48.6711, -121.2609 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 Marblemount follow the North Cascades Highway (State Route 20) east for 14 miles to Newhalem. Continue for about 0.8 mile, then turn right at the sign for Newhalem Campground.

More Hike Details

Trailhead

North Cascades > North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20

To Know A Tree (#a)

North Cascades National Park

Guidebooks & Maps

Newhalem Area Day Hikes Information PDF: https://bit.ly/32YAHnL

Buy the Green Trails Marblemount No. 47 map

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To Know a Tree

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