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Wing Lake

North Cascades

Location

North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20
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Length

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass
Highway 20 Closure: Highway 20 is closed between Silver Star (Milepost 170) and Early Winter Campground (Mileposte 177) while crews fight an active wildfire in the area. This closure is dated 7.12.21
 
 

This lake is the final destination of a challenging offshoot trail from the Heather-Maple Pass Loop trail. It is the base camp for climbers seeking to summit Black Peak, and it makes for a dramatic overnight for backpackers as well.

 

Wing Lake

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 48.5162, -120.7354 Open map in new window

Trailhead

North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20

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Getting There

From eastbound Highway 20, turn right at Rainy Pass; the parking area is directly off the highway. Take the trail for the Heather Maple Pass Loop trail and begin the trail counter-clockwise. The trailhead has a large parking area with restrooms and picnic tables. 

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass
Highway 20 Closure: Highway 20 is closed between Silver Star (Milepost 170) and Early Winter Campground (Mileposte 177) while crews fight an active wildfire in the area. This closure is dated 7.12.21
 

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