Past Meetup

Snowshoeing Lower Gold Creek Basin



Be there 15 minutes early to get ready for this snowshoeing hike.

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 4 to 5 Miles Round Trip

Hiking Time: 3 to 4 Hours

Elevation Gain: 400 Feet

Map: Green Trails: Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

Parking Pass: Sno-Park Pass Required for each Car: 1. A Seasonal Sno-Park permit...OR
2. A one day Sno-Park permit PLUS a Discover Pass for each vehicle.

Cancellations: If you end up having to cancel, please do so no later than 24 hours before the hikes starting time. This will allow someone on the waiting list to move up automatically and the hikes Host will be notified you're not attending the hike. For additional infomation see Files; in the More tab.

Carpooling: Please Step Up and Drive a Carpool. Everyone needs to take turns with driving carpools. Email your cell phone number to carpooling members, don't post it on the hike site. For additional infomation see Carpooling Guidelines; in the Pages tab.

Driving Directions: To get there, from Seattle drive east on I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass to exit 54, 2 miles east of the pass's summit. Exit I-90, turn left, cross under the freeway, and just a few hundred feet north of the highway interchange, turn right onto a narrow paved road and drive east parallel to the freeway for 1 mile. Cars generally line both sides of this road, as the shoulder is the primary parking area for the long Gold Creek Sno-Park. Park at the end of the plowed road, near the small bridge over the stream connecting Mardee Lake to Keechelus Lake. There are port-a-potty's at trail head.

For a WTA Description of the Trail, a Driving map, Mileage and Driving time: go to type in this hike, just below the Google map at the bottom of the page, click open in new window, type in your starting place and click get directions. For additional infomation see Files; in the More tab.


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