Bean Creek Basin

Cle Elum, Washington

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Mount Stuart dominates the eastern half of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, towering so high above its surrounding peaks that it can be seen from trails throughout the region. Bean Creek is one of those trails affording views of the spectacular rock slabs of Stuart. But there’s more to this trail than mountain views. Indeed, there are splendid views of Ingalls Peak and other summits in the Stuart Range. But it’s the little things that make Bean Creek special. A plethora of blooming plants—wildflowers of all varieties—grace the valley. And an army of wild critters calls the basin home, from mule deer to deer mice, from gray jays to pileated woodpeckers.
Day Hiking: Snoqualmie Region

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Day Hiking: Snoqualmie Region

by Dan A. Nelson (The Mountaineers Books)

Mount Stuart dominates the eastern half of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, towering so high above its surrounding peaks that it can be seen from trails throughout the region. Bean Creek is one of those trails affording views of the spectacular rock slabs of Stuart.

But there’s more to this trail than mountain views. Indeed, there are splendid views of Ingalls Peak and other summits in the Stuart Range. But it’s the little things that make Bean Creek special. A plethora of blooming plants—wildflowers of all varieties—grace the valley. And an army of wild critters calls the basin home, from mule deer to deer mice, from gray jays to pileated woodpeckers.

© 2014 Dan A. Nelson/The Mountaineers Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Birding, Hiking
Nearby City: Cle Elum
Distance: 5
Elevation Gain: 2,000 feet
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Moderate
Best Times: June–Oct
Features: Wildflowers
Accessibility: Dog-friendly
Local Contacts: Okanogan–Wenatchee National Forest, Cle Elum Ranger District
Local Maps: Green Trails Mount Stuart No. 209
Driving Directions: Directions to Bean Creek Basin

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