Seattle Pathfinders & Nomads Hike - Lodge Lake

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Seattle Pathfinders & Nomads Hike - Lodge Lake

Hike along a short segment of the PCT through wildflower-filled slopes under chairlifts, enjoy Snoqualmie Pass mountain views and arrive at Lodge Lake. Hoping for water play on a hot summer day!

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 3.75 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 555 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,556 ft
  • Pace: Kid pace

Plan to meet at the  PCT - Lodge Lake Trailhead at the far side of the Alpental parking lot at 9:30 am.  Coordinates: 47.4273-121.4204.

The Pathfinders and Nomads will spend the day hiking!


  • Trip Sheet: Trip sheet will be posted within the 2 weeks prior to the trip.
  • Planned Route:  Gaia GPS route
  • Trail information: WTA trail description.
  • Trailhead:  Meet at 9:30 am,  Google Maps link
  • Parking:  NW Forest Pass
  • Carpool:   Carpool link
  • Weather:  NOAA Forecast
  • Guests:  If spots are still available one week prior to the trip, email 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.


Lodge Lake

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Hiking shoes or boots
  • Warm clothes and extra synthetic layers
  • Waterproof shell
  • Water (1-2 liters)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Lunch
  • 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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