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Apline Lakes:West Home Contact Infomation Statistics Explained Map Information Scope

  • High point: 4474.0 ft
  • Low point: 1992.0 ft
  • Total Length: 10.3 Miles
  • Effective Length: 14.2 Miles
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Deception Creek Trail #1059 Directions: Drive State Route 2 going 7.8 miles east of the Skykomish. Turn south onto the Deception Creek Road #6088. Continue on Road #6088 for 1.0 mile to the trailhead..1

Attractions & Considerations: The first five miles of this trail gradually ascend the valley, generally following Deception Creek. Campsites are plentiful in areas close to the creek. At mile 7.8, Trail #1059.2 may be taken to connect with the Pacific Crest Trail or to reach Deception Lakes. The last 2.8 miles climb through sub-alpine meadows to intersect with the Pacific Crest Trail at Deception Pass. 1

1Source: USFS Trail Guide

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