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Lake Isabel

Central Cascades


Central Cascades -- Stevens Pass - West
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7.0 miles, roundtrip



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Lake Isabel is a popular destination for float plane pilots, so while there is a good amount of traffic in and out, it's largely airborne; hiking here is a challenge. 

Lake Isabel is only accessible via bushwhack — a logging road becomes nearly impassable for the last quarter-mile, and there is not formal trail to the lake. Hikers can expect to ford a deep and swift-flowing river, and a steep uphill bushwhack to the lake itself.

This location is not in the Forest Service's inventory of trails, and anything followed here will be a user trail. If you visit, pack out anything you bring in. 


Lake Isabel

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Co-ordinates: 47.8486, -121.6146 Open map in new window


Central Cascades -- Stevens Pass - West

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Skykomish Ranger District

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