Most people hike to the busy trail of Snow Lake, this less traveled hike to the viewpoint above Source Lake is a good one.
|Above Source Lake Michael (R) Charlie (L)|
|Above Source Lake and views towards the north|
|Take the trail less traveled|
|A kid friendly hike for sure|
|Still plenty of water flowing|
Driving Directions: From Seattle drive east on I-90 to exit 52. Turn left (north), and continue to the end of the road at the Alpental Ski Area parking lot.
Trail Stats: Hike about 2.5 miles junction with Snow Lake Trail (to right) and go straight another .50 mile to overlook of Source Lake. Total miles 3 one way 6 round trip. Elevation gain of about 700 feet.
Disclaimer: There are many factors which you should consider in deciding whether to proceed with an outing, including the visible weather at the trailhead, the strength and experience of the party, snow and avalanche conditions, route conditions, etc. You are the final decision maker whether to proceed. West Coast Weather, LLC dba Washington Online Weather cannot be held liable for loss or injury arising from your decision to proceed, and expressly disclaims all liability related thereto. Redmond, Washington USA. Also, please bring map-compass and GPS to help with trail directions as our directions are our best estimate.
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