Greenwater and Echo Lakes

We'll at least aim for Greenwater Lake about 2 miles in. From there, we'll decide to go further or turn around.

It may be muddy, see the link for recent trip reports.

National Forest Pass is required to park ($30 annual, $5 daily).

Try to share some gas money with drivers.


Click here for a trail link 

(http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/greenwater-lakes) 


Driving Directions:

From Enumclaw drive east on State Route 410 (Chinook Pass Highway) to the small town of Greenwater. About 1 mile east of the Greenwater Fire Station (at the eastern end of the community), turn left (north) onto Greenwater River Road (Forest Road 70). Drive about 9 miles, crossing the Greenwater River, and turn right just past the bridge onto FR 7033. Drive up this narrow road about 0.5 mile to the large trailhead parking lot.



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  • Marty M.

    Peter, it was great hiking with you! The weather was great, and thanks for buying the food afterwards!

    May 3, 2014

  • Marty M.

    Peter, I'll be at the park & ride unless I hear otherwise from you. But if you know for sure whether or not you'll attend, let me know.

    May 3, 2014

    • Peter R.

      Marty...I'll be there at 8. I'm in a green Honda Element. My cell is[masked]-9292. Lets hope the weather improves.

      May 3, 2014

  • Lorey

    wish the weather was better...

    May 2, 2014

  • Tom Y.

    This is a great hike and the lake makes for a very brisk dip. Living in Buckley makes it a good meetup for me, but I would like to see how wet the next few hours are going to be.

    May 2, 2014

  • Lorey

    What's the pace going to be and are small dogs allowed?

    April 30, 2014

    • Marty M.

      I went on this hike a few years ago and it's not very much climbing or anything, if at all. The pace will be moderate at most. If needed, groups tend to split into sub-groups (faster & slower). Dogs should be OK, someone brought their dog last time I was there.

      April 30, 2014

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