Day Hike - Lost & Manastash Lakes


Day Hike - Lost & Manastash Lakes

Two forest lakes near Ellensburg with towering golden larch trees

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

8:30am Shree's Travel Plaza, I-90 exit 101, 410 Gladmar Rd, Thorp, WA 98946

When I attended college at CWU, I somehow never got around to this hike. A moderate hike to two forest lakes near Ellensburg, with golden Western Larch trees to dot the landscape!

Only will do this hike with dry weather. Otherwise, will postpone until October 26 or cancel it.


Lost & Manastash Lakes

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Mask or other face covering required!

Standard hiking gear

Dress/pack appropriate for fall weather (layers/jackets, gloves, etc)

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