Talapus Lake Trail

OutAndBack • 5 mi • 1120 ft

Easy access, a short trail, camping, fishing, and proximity to other woodland lakes are the reasons Talapus is one of the most popular lakes in the greater Snoqualmie Pass area. The trail continues on from Talapus to Olallie and numerous other lowland lakes.
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Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: North Bend
Length: 5 total miles
Elevation Gain: 1,120 feet
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Moderate for children
Duration: Day hike or backpack
Season: July-October
Trailhead Elevation: 2,600 feet
Top Elevation: 3,720 feet
Local Contacts: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, North Bend Ranger District
Local Maps: Green Trails No. 206 Bandera; USGS Bandera
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Very nice hike. Not difficult. But on the lake was crowded (of course) and it was difficult to get to the water. The lake is very beautiful


if you get there early, you can avoid the crowds. the trail is well maintained. we had a great hike. not difficult even with 30 lbs of weight.

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