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Wing Lake

North Cascades > North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20
48.5162, -120.7354 Map & Directions
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Northwest Forest Pass
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A challenging offshoot trail from the Heather Maple Pass loop that traverses a large talus field to arrive at two stunning alpine lakes. Continue reading

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Hiking Wing Lake

This lake is the final destination of a challenging offshoot trail from the Heather-Maple Pass Loop trail. It is the base camp for climbers seeking to summit Black Peak, and it makes for a dramatic overnight for backpackers as well.

Wing Lake

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 48.5162, -120.7354 Open in Google Maps

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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 eastbound Highway 20, turn right at Rainy Pass; the parking area is directly off the highway. Take the trail for the Heather Maple Pass Loop trail and begin the trail counter-clockwise. The trailhead has a large parking area with restrooms and picnic tables. 

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North Cascades > North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20

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