Estes Butte

A scenic but strenuous hike to a former lookout site. The trail, though rebuilt, has not been maintained and there are downed logs along the route.

getting there

Drive US-2 to Cole's Corner,  just ast of Stevens Pass. Turn north onto SR-207 and drive 4.3 miles to a junction. Turn right onto the Chiwawa Loop Road, drive 1.3 miles, and turn left onto the Chiwawa River Road (Forest Road 62). Continue 14.6 miles to the trailhead (2,500 ft).

on the trail

Hike the steep, 2,900 feet of elevation gain in 4.5t miles, Estes Butte Trail to the form er lookout site.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: June, July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft
  • 5,397 ft
  • Green Trails Wenatchee Lake No. 145
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