Washington Map

Request Free Visitor Guides

Silver Lakes Trail - No. 842

Contact Info
1835 Black Lk Blvd SW
Olympia, WA 98512

Phone:
360-956-2402
Basics
Length:
2.5 miles
Trailhead Elevation:
3200 feet
Season:
Spring to Winter

Description

5.5 miles in lengthfrom upper Mt. Townsend Trailhead. Grade is20% to Silver Lakes Trail for 3 miles and 8% thelast 2.5 miles.

Small parking area at bothtrailheads. There is very limited turn aroundspace at the upper trailhead for vehicles withhorse trailers. There is a three sided shelter atSink Lake. No toilets.

Conifer forest, wildflowers, lakemeadows, alpine lake, and rugged mountains.

Hiking, horseback riding,backpacking, viewing wildflowers, scenery andfishing. The trail is heavily wooded the first 2miles and then it opens up with views of mountainsand lakes. Treat all drinking water. Pack out whatyou pack in. Practice LEAVE NO TRACEtechniques during your trip.

Motor vehicles and mountain bikesare prohibited. No open campfires allowed above 3,500 feet inside Buckhorn Wilderness.

Details

Length:
2.5 miles
Trailhead Elevation:
3200
Season:
Spring to Winter

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Silver Lakes Trail #842 is approachedvia the Mt. Townsend Trail 15 miles northwestof Quilcene. The trail begins off Mt. TownsendTrail at 4.0 or 3.0 miles depending on whichtrailhead you start from. One mile south ofQuilcene, turn right onto Penny Creek Road. Go1.4 mile staying left at the “Y”, continue onto theFS boundary and paved FS Road #27. Proceedon FS Road #27 for 10.6 miles to FS Road#2760. For access to the upper trailhead stay onRoad #27 one more mile and turn left onto theFS Road #190. Follow FS Road #190 one mileto the upper trailhead at the end of the road.


Copyright © 1997 - 2020 The Go Travel Sites. All Rights Reserved and.

Email Page Link

Complete the form below to email this page to a friend or family member's email. You can send yourself an email as well. Your email and your recipient's email will NOT be shared with anyone. See our full Privacy Policy for details.
:
:
:
 
 
 
:
Copy Yourself on the Email Yes No
:
:

1

Select a Free Visitor Guides below

2

Complete the form to receive your guides by mail

Below are the Free Visitor Guides for Olympia. More Visitor Guides are available in Washington. Click here to view them all!

Kitsap Peninsula Kitsap Peninsula Kitsap Peninsula
Puget SoundThe Kitsap Peninsula is for those who are drawn to the sea. Located in the heart of Puget Sound, the Peninsula is surrounded by over 300 miles of shoreline and is situated between the dramatic mountain Olympic and Cascade mountains ranges of Washington.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Request a few more Visitor Guides, or complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.
Olympia / Lacey / Tumwater Olympia / Lacey / Tumwater Olympia / Lacey / Tumwater
WesternLooking to explore the best of Western Washington? Located on I-5, about halfway between Portland and Seattle, our region offers you the perfect vacation base camp. With the ocean, mountains (Rainier, St. Helens and the Olympic National Forest) and major metropolitan cities less then 90 minutes away, you are able to explore the area in all directions from one economical central location.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Request a few more Visitor Guides, or complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.