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
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!
$5/vehicle/day or A valid Recreation Pass required at Annette Lake Trailhead.
More Stats for Lake Annette Access Trail mountain bike trail
Altitude change424 ft
Altitude min1,969 ft
Altitude max2,394 ft
Altitude start1,970 ft
Altitude end2,394 ft
Distance climb3,593 ft
Distance down786 ft
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
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