Wilkeson(97kb) continue on Highway 165 south, past the Carbon River road(152kb) at 9 miles, to roads end at Mowich Lake to find the trail head(68kb). To save about .6 miles of hiking (or find a parking space) you can go back up the road to an alternative spur that connects with the trail(278kb).
Initially the trail hugs the shore of the lake with a level to gently rolling grade. At the turn off to Ipsut Pass(98kb) (where the Wonderland Trail descends to the Carbon River) the trail first drops and then ascends to Eunice Lake (248kb). From the lake its another 600ft to the lookout cabin and outstanding views of The Mountain(339kb), Mount St. Helens, the Olympics to the east and Mt. Baker and Mt. Stuart to the North. Direly below the whole of Eunice Lake is visible (311kb).
Gregg Petrie ©2000