Anderson Lakes, Watson Lakes & Mount Watson


Backpack - Anderson Lakes

Overnight Backpacking Trip for families

  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 640 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,930 ft

Anderson and Watson Lake trailhead. Details sent via email closer to date.

Family friendly backpack in North Cascades - Mt. Baker area.  Trail involves some elevation but overall relatively short with boardwalk, meadows and stunning view of Mt Baker. Huckleberries in season.  Lower Anderson Lake is our destination with a grassy campsite, opportunity for water play, berry picking, kid-friendly boulders for climbing and space to run. 


Anderson Lakes, Watson Lakes & Mount Watson

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials plus overnight gear which may include:

  • Tent with footprint/ground tarp
  • Stove and fuel
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Water filter
  • Bear canister or extra stuff sack and cord designated for hanging food
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
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