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Deep Lake

Snoqualmie Region


Snoqualmie Region -- Salmon La Sac/Teanaway
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14.5 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 3800 ft.
Highest Point: 5500 ft.


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The trail to Deep Lake begins with a long and forested ascent toward Cathedral Pass — covering roughly 4 miles of trail with a gain of 2200 feet. There are two lakes along the way that can be nice spots to give tired legs a reprieve.

Just before the pass, the the trail hits a junction with the Pacific Crest Trail, and hikers hoping to reach Deep Lake should keep left. The lake itself should soon come into view below you as you start traipsing down a long series of switchbacks to reach the southern edge of Deep Lake. 


Deep Lake

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.5435, -121.0970 Open map in new window


Snoqualmie Region -- Salmon La Sac/Teanaway

Pacific Crest Trail (#2000), Cathedral Pass (#1345)

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Cle Elum Ranger District

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Getting There

From Cle Elum, head north on Hwy 903 for about 7.6 miles. Proceed on the Salmon La Sac Road for another 10.4 miles, then continue on FR 4330, the Cle Elum Valley Road for about 11 miles to the trailhead at the end of road.


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