4,378 ft
Distance
485 ft
Climb
-61 ft
Descent
00:36:51
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Snoqualmie Pass
    Alpental, Washington
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking

Waterfalls, wildflowers, sheltering forests, mountain views and an alpine lake are offered on this well-maintained trail. At the lake, enjoy the sights and relax for a while. If you backpacked in, stay at the campsites for a sunrise and sunset on the

Cross Humpback Creek and climb steadily and sometimes steeply up the western slope of Silver Peak. Traveling south through old clear-cuts, cross the abandoned Milwaukee Road railroad line, now John Wayne Trail. Approximately a mile and a half west of two-mile-long Snoqualmie Pass Tunnel in Iron Horse State Park Trail enter old-growth forest at .75 miles. From here, take switchbacks up the mountain for the next two miles and level out about a mile before the lake. The trail ends near the lake outlet with good campsites across the outlet on the northwest side of the southwest section of the lakeshore.



Bicycles and stock are not allowed above the Iron Horse Trail. -> https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mbs/recreation/recarea/?recid=17966

Access Info

Exit 47 from I-90. Turn south at the first stop sign and then turn left on Forest Service road 55. Drive 0.25 mile to the large parking lot on the right. The trail begins at the east end of the parking lot, up the gravel road and to the left.

Exit #47 from I-90. Turn south at the first stop sign and then turn left on FS Road #55. Drive 0.25 mile to the large parking lot on the right. The trail begins at the east end of the parking lot, up the gravel road and to the left.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

Disclaimer

$5/vehicle/day or A valid Recreation Pass required at Annette Lake Trailhead.

More Stats for Lake Annette Access Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    424 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,969 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,394 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,970 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,394 ft
  • Grade
    9.678%
  • Grade max
    -22.825%
  • Grade min
    29.409%
  • Distance climb
    3,593 ft
  • Distance down
    786 ft
  • Avg time
    00:36:51
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flag ACree (Mar 22, 2017 at 16:08)
 Note that the description of this ride was cut and pasted and is not relevant to MTB use, as the trail is only open for MTB use up to the Iron Horse trail.
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