Seattle Pathfinders Hike - Heybrook Lookout

Youth activity: Pathfinders

Seattle Pathfinders Hike - Heybrook Lookout

Evening hike to visit the Heybrook Lookout. Steady climb up to a unique destination.

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  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 2.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 900 ft

Meet at the Heybrook Lookout trail on Highway 2 at 5:00pm.  

  • Directions: take Highway 2 east (past Index) to the trailhead just past mile marker 37 and the sign for the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. The gravel parking area is on the north side of the highway. There are no toilets at this trailhead.
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  • Sunset will be around 8:20pm.
  • We will be able to tour the fire lookout and go inside!

The Pathfinders and Nomads will hike to a fire lookout!

Trip Sheet: 

Parking:  No pass required. Gravel lot on Highway 2.

Guests: If spots are still available one week prior to the trip, email Gabrielle Orsi, primary trip leader, at to request that a friend or sibling be able to join.

*To sign up for Pathfinder/Nomad combo trips, do it on this page, NOT the course page. For all other trips, sign up via the course page. If confused, refer to the registration instructions on the course page.


Heybrook Lookout & Ridge

  • USGS Baring

    USGS Index

    Green Trails Index No. 142

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothes and extra synthetic layers
  • Waterproof shell
  • Water (at least two liters)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Dinner / snacks
  • Day Pack
  • 10 Essentials
  • Camera (optional)
  • Extra clothing for the ride back (optional)

If you'd like to borrow gear, please submit your request to the gear library.

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