Melakwa Lake

A moderate/strenuous 9 mile hike with 2650 ft in elevation gain. The trail features a walk under I-90, Denny Creek waterslide, two waterfalls and a grand view of Chair Peak with a crystal water lake at it's base.

FOr leaders

Permit information

As of 2017, the Snoqualmie Ranger District considers Mountaineers trips and courses to be "nominal use". Leaders should print and copy this designation letter to show rangers they may see on trail or carry a digital copy on their phone.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
  • Length: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,650 ft
  • 4,600 ft
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S
  • USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • Red Marker
    47.415466, -121.443326
    47.4154657438 -121.443326006
  • Red Marker
    47.449410, -121.469589
    47.4494098087 -121.469588953

Upcoming Activities

CHS 2 Hike - Melakwa Lake

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
Hike the Denny Creek trail to Keekwulee Falls and Snowshoe Falls. We will not be
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Registration opens Mar 26
Seattle Branch
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