Packwood Lake

Packwood Lake

Hike Details:

Location: South Cascades
Length: 10 miles
Elevation: 600ft (highest point: 3200 ft)

From the WTA website:


The Packwood Lake Trail offers a perfect start to the spring hiking season—deep forests, a calm lake, high peaks and spring wildflowers. And with popular camping and fishing spots, and leashed dogs allowed, you have some of the best hiking elements the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

WTA Pro Tip: Commonly seen wildflowers include bear grass, candyflower, flowering currant, pinedrops, salmonberry, vanilla-leaf, and white anemone.