Seattle: Kachess Lake Trail

Solitude rules on this 9.4-mile out-and-back hike along Little Kachess Lake to rock gardens ablaze with wildflowers,giant green forests, and a quiet lakeside hideout.
Avatar:
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
Solitude rules on this 9.4-mile out-and-back hike along Little Kachess Lake to rock gardens ablaze with wildflowers,giant green forests, and a quiet lakeside hideout.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 7.6

Waypoints

KLT001

Location: 47.3587074279785, -121.245155334473

Head W on gravel path

KLT002

Location: 47.3596076965332, -121.247100830078

Turn R, crossing sturdy bridge over beautiful Box Canyon Creek

KLT003

Location: 47.3616409301758, -121.24479675293

Stay N on rough trail

KLT004

Location: 47.3657684326172, -121.244201660156

Carefully cross cliffside with tantalizing lake views

KLT005

Location: 47.3675575256348, -121.243927001953

Patch of Calypso orchids

KLT006

Location: 47.3698081970215, -121.243911743164

Pass through old-growth cedar and fir forest

KLT007

Location: 47.3741683959961, -121.241432189941

Bluff view: Look over thousands of acres of green forests and mountains in Wenatchee National Forest

KLT008

Location: 47.3761291503906, -121.241271972656

Side trail on R leads to lakeshore with views of tiny island

KLT009

Location: 47.377571105957, -121.241020202637

Cross creek; mossy waterfalls

KLT010

Location: 47.3812217712402, -121.238777160645

Easy lakeshore access on R

KLT011

Location: 47.4035377502441, -121.240844726562

Reach N end of lake; marshy and overgrown; keep N

KLT012

Location: 47.4176292419434, -121.243041992188

Junction with Mineral Creek Trail; return to trailhead