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Cutthroat Creek Trail

Length: 5.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: N of Rainy Pass on SR 20 and FS Rd. 3511, connects to Pacific Crest Trail.
State(s): Washington
Counties: Skagit
Longitude: -120.6547
Latitude: 48.5563

Driving Directions

27 miles west of Winthrop, WA on State Hwy 20.


Easy hike into alpine lake cradled in highballed cirque. Good fishing. Mountain goats often seen. Cross a bridge over Cutthroat Creek, gentle uphill to trail junction at 1.7 mi. Left trail goes to lake and on to pass where it meets the Pacific Crest Trail.

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: WA Trails Assoc - trail details

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Jim Hammer
Trails Coordinator
Okanogan National Forest
Methow Valley Ranger District
24 West Chewuch Rd.
Winthrop, WA 98862
(509) 996-4017



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