Ingalls Creek


Backpack - Ingalls Creek

Ingalls Creek

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  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,450 ft

Ingalls Creek trailhead, 8:30am Saturday.  Approx drive time 2.5 hours, from Everett via hwy 2/97 or from Seattle via 90/97

Easy pace - Leisurely to moderate.  Ingalls Creek drains a vast area of rugged and stunning beauty. Continuously following the wilderness waterway, let rapids and ripples, crashing cascades and swirling eddies mesmerize you along the way. In spring enjoy a trail lined with flowers--paintbrush, lupine, trillium, glacier lilies, and more. Can hike in 4~5.5 miles, establish camp, then depending on time and group inclination, possibly do a short hike from there.

Northwest Forest pass or America the Beautiful pass required for each vehicle.  Forest pass can be purchased at trailhead.

trail description:

  • June 13 weather forecast (NWS) Ingalls Crk for 6/14-15. 
  • Saturday:  Mostly sunny, high near 66F, wind 16mph, gusts to 20mph, 20% chance showers before 11am. Night: partly cloudy, low near 48F, winds 13-18mph, gusts to 22mph. 
  • Sunday:  Partly sunny, high near 64, wind 11-15mph, 20% chance showers.

Ingalls Creek

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