Loop Trails

Loop Trails in the Upper Lake Chelan & North Cascades National Park
By combining two or more trails you can create some incredible loop trails.

Boulder Creek and Purple Creek Trails: 20 miles.

  • Stehekin to Lake Juanita = 12
  • Juanita to Stehekin on Purple Creek trail = 8
  • (Total: 12 + 8 = 20)

Boulder Creek, Summit, Fish Creek, and Lakeshore Trails: 31 miles.

  • Stehekin to Lake Juanita = 12
  • Juanita to Fish Creek = 5.2
  • Down Fish Creek = 6.9
  • Moore Point to Stehekin = 6.9
  • Total: 12 + 5.2 + 6.9 + 6.9 = 31

Purple Creek, Summit, Fish Creek, Lakeshore trails: 27 miles.

  • Stehekin to Lake Juanita on Purple = 8
  • Juanita to Fish Creek = 5.2
  • Down Fish Creek = 6.9
  • Moore Point to Stehekin = 6.9.
  • Total: 8 + 5.2 + 6.9 + 6.9 = 27

Rainbow Lake and Bridge Creek Trails: 23.6 miles.

  • Rainbow Creek Trailhead to Bench Creek = 5.4
  • Bench Creek to Rainbow Lake to South Fork on Bridge Creek = 11.5
  • South Fork to Stehekin road = 6.7
  • Total: 5.4 + 11.5 + 6.7 = 23.6

Rainbow Creek, McAlester Creek and Bridge Creek Trails: 24.6 miles.

  • Rainbow Creek trailhead to McAlester Pass = 10
  • McAlester Pass to Fireweed = 5.5
  • Fireweed to Stehekin road = 9.1
  • Total: 10 + 5.5 + 9.1 = 24.6

Rainbow Creek, McAlester Creek, Fireweed, South Fork, and Rainbow Lake Trails: 34.8 miles.

  • Rainbow Creek trailhead to McAlester Pass = 10
  • McAlester Pass to Fireweed = 5.5
  • Fireweed to South Fork = 2.4
  • South fork to Rainbow Lake to Rainbow Creek Trailhead = 16.9
  • Total: 10 + 5.5 + 2.4 + 16.9 = 34.8

For more information and or maps contact:
National Park Service at 509-682-2549
U.S. Forest Service at 509-682-2576

NOTE: Consult a map and contact the National Park Service or the Forest Service for up to date information regarding closures.