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Area: North Cascades National Park   

State: Washington    Elevation: 1,640 ft

Lat: 48.8752971*   Long: -121.0183954*

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What's Near Desolation Peak Trail?
(miles) 10 20 30 40 50

Getting There

Access is via the East Bank Trail, or from Ross Lake by boat. The East Bank Trailhead is located near milepost 138 on State Route 20. Hike 16 miles (26 km) to the trail junction for Desolation Peak. Boat transportation from Ross Lake Resort (206-386-4437) may be arranged to the Desolation Trailhead. Hikers also can access the trail and Ross Lake from Hozomeen campground on the U.S.-Canadian Border. If accessing the trail via boat, there is also a dock for the Desolation Trail two miles (3.2 km) north of Lightning Creek.

Desolation Peak Trail

    View of Hozomeen Peak from Desolation Peak Trail - North Cascades National Park - NPS.gov