Robinson Creek Trail

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Washington

Distance8.8mi
Elevation Gain5,196ft
Trailhead Elevation2,560ft
Top6,225ft
Elevation Min/Max2560/6225ft
Elevation Start/End2560/2560ft

Robinson Creek Trail

Robinson Creek Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Okanogan County, Washington. It is within Pasayten Wilderness Area and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. It is 8.8 miles long and begins at 2,560 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 17.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 5,196 feet. The Robinson Trailhead parking is near the trailhead. The trail ends near the Robinson Pass saddle. This trail connects with the following: Robinson Pass Cutoff Trail 478a and Middle Fork Pasayten Trail.

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"Robinson Mountain is a mammoth peak that is visible from many distant viewpoints in the Pasayten Wilderness and North Cascades National Park. Swaths from avalanches sweep down from the crest over 4000 feet to Robinson Creek. Even though the northwest face is precipitous and cliffy, the southwest face is mild, with snow gullies from the summit that in summer expose dry expanses of talus and scree. The geography here is not one of glaciated monster crags, yet is dramatic, with stony ridges and huge U-shaped glacial-trough valleys.

Robinson Creek is a main thoroughfare into the Pasayten Wilderness, and it is a favorite with horse people, especially in the fall hunting season. Yet the summer is lonesome, and the high country above timberline is empty even when the hunters are stalking below."

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Trail Information

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Nearby City
Pasayten Wilderness Area
Parks
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
Hunting, Camping
Additional Use
Views
Features
Okanogan–Wenatchee National Forest, Methow Valley Ranger District
Local Contacts
USGS Robinson Mountain; Green Trails Washington Pass 50
Local Maps

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Nov 2018