Wynoochee Lake


Day Hike - Wynoochee Lake

Water, water, everywhere as we circumnavigate Wynoochee Lake via the Lakeshore Trail.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,900 ft
  • Pace: 1.75-2.25 mph

Wynoochee Lakeshore Trailhead near Wynoochee Dam at 8:00 a.m. Leader will provide driving directions. No carpooling except with members of same household. No fees or passes required. 

Note destination change from Flapjack Lakes due to Lake Cushman/Staircase road closures. 

IMPORTANT NOTES: Participants on this dayhike will be subject to strict adherence to social distancing and mask requirements. Leader will communicate specifics to the participants in advance. Please review the club's complete COVID-19 guidance. If you object to any of the requirements, please refrain from registering so that others can. 

Come prepared for possible water crossings. 


Wynoochee Lake

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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