Melakwa Lake


Day Hike - Melakwa Lake

It's been a long time since I've been to this beautiful alpine lake and I would love to visit it before summer ends. This is open only to vaccinated individuals. I am restricting it to total 6 individuals due to current pandemic/ minimize impact on terrain/ parking space etc.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,650 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

Denny Creek Trail head at 8 am sharp. Boots on the trail by 8:15 am.

Exit 47 off I-90.

NorthWest Forest Pass is required.

I will provide details of directions etc. the week of the hike.

We will plan on a moderate pace approx 2 mph and will stay together with breaks in between for snacks/ bio breaks. Plan to have lunch at the lake and return. Although I will carry a mask, I don't plan to wear it during the hike. 


Melakwa Lake

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials +

  • Navigation
  • Sturdy boots
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Face mask/ covering
  • Cash for driver if car pooling
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