Diablo, WA Trails and Parks

Diablo has 25 trails in the vicinity, including 21 hiking trails and 6 for backpacking. These trails range from 1.6 to 81 miles in length. The most popular trails are Cascade Pass and Sahale Arm Trail, Thunder Creek Trail and Sourdough Mountain Trail. Trails.com member Keith M. recently completed Thunder Knob Trail.
  • Thunder Creek TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike one of the deepest, wildest, and most accessible wilderness valleys in the North Cascades National Park Complex. Let Thunder Creek’s incessant ...

  • Cascade Pass and Sahale Arm TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of the most scenic, most accessible (including for kids, at least to the pass), and not surprisingly the most crowded high-country ...

  • Sourdough MountainView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  10.4 miles

    A long day hike to Sourdough Mountain Lookout, 10.4 miles round trip, or a backpack to the West Bank Trail, 11.4 miles one way.

  • Sourdough Mountain TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    Grueling is the hike. Awesome are the views. Supreme is the experience. One of the most challenging trails in the North Cascades, the arduous ...

  • Pear LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Diablo, WA

    •  8 hours (day hike or backpacking trip)
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    This route abounds with delightful treats for you and your hound. While Fido splashes through the waters of the resident lakes and ponds, you ...

  • Pyramid Lake TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Do this hike not for the destination, but for the journey. “Lake” is an overstatement. Pond, maybe, but Pyramid Puddle is more like it. Still, ...

  • Pyramid LakeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Pyramid Lake, which is tucked neatly in an isolated basin on the northern edge of the Mount Jefferson Wilderness, has everything a hiker could ...

  • Stehekin GroupView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    •  At least 5 days
    •  31 miles
    •  Guide

    Goode Mountain, Storm King, and Mt. Logan are some of the largest monster crags in the North Cascades. This Stehekin Group forms the backbone ...

  • Jack MountainView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    •  3 days
    •  21 miles
    •  Guide

    Jack Mountain stands alone like a citadel, big and mean-looking, dominating all the peaks nearby. One of the 10 non-volcanic peaks in Washington ...

  • Inspiration Glacier TraverseView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    •  At least 6 days
    •  23 miles
    •  Guide

    The expansive sheets of ice that form the Inspiration, Klawatti, and McAllister glaciers of the Cascade Crest region create a mountainous setting ...

  • Snowfield PeakView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    •  2 days
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    Snowfield Peak is the triangularshaped apex of the sub-range of the Cascade Crest just southwest of Diablo Lake. A small but distinctive group ...

  • Jack Mountain: Southeast Slope via Jerry LakesView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    • Climbing  
    •  6 to 8 hours from Jerry Lakes to summit; best done as 2 or 3 day climb
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    Jack Mountain is the highest summit in the Pasayten Wilderness. It is a big, somewhat remote, glaciated peak with a few interesting summit routes ...

  • Ruby Creek TrailView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Lightly traveled, the Ruby Creek Trail is a real gem, taking hikers back into history along a mesmerizing waterway. The area once bustled with ...

  • Happy-Panther TrailView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  12.4 miles
    •  Guide

    An old pack trail reincarnated, Happy-Panther is both one of the oldest and newest trails in the North Cascades National Park Complex. It connects ...

  • Thunder Knob TrailView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    From popular Colonial Creek Campground in the Ross Lake National Recreation Area, this short and easy hike takes off for a promontory high above ...

  • Diablo Lake TrailView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  7.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Okay, it’s not a natural lake. Formed when the waters of the mighty Skagit were dammed back in the 1920s to power the ever-growing city of Seattle, ...

  • Hozomeen Lake TrailView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  7.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Hozomeen is a placid body of water in the shadow of one of the fiercest-looking landmarks in the Cascades. Sit on a sunny shoreline rock staring ...

  • Ross LakeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Diablo, WA

    • Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  3 to 7 days
    •  50 miles
    •  Guide

    Ross Lake can be reached by gravel road through British Columbia. But paddlers should be thankful it’s a long and inconvenient trip for the masses ...

  • Western Pasyten - Ross Lake Loop (Backpacking)View Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    •  7-11 days
    •  81 miles
    •  Guide

    The vastness of the Pasayten Wilderness is enough to make lovers of true wilderness jump for joy. Stretching over 50 miles east to west, and ...

  • North Cascades National Park: Gorge LakeView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    This campground in the gorge within the Ross Lake National Recreation Area and North Cascades National Park is at the western end of Gorge Lake. ...

  • North Cascades National Park: Colonial CreekView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Colonial Creek Campground occupies 28 acres on the south end of 5-mile-long Diablo Lake in the Ross Lake National Recreation Area, which is part ...

  • Stetattle CreekView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  1.2
    •  1.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Stetattle Creek marks an ancient tribal boundary. To the Skagit people it was a dangerous hinterland, beyond which was the domain of their enemies ...

  • Little Beaver CreekView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  17.5 miles

    An extended trip from Ross Lake to Whatcom Pass, 17.5 miles one way.

  • Big Beaver CreekView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  16.8 miles

    A backpack (with boat shuttle) or extended trip from Big Beaver Creek to Little Beaver Creek, 16.8 miles total.

  • West Bank TrailView Trail Details

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    Diablo, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  14.2 miles

    A connecting trail linking Washington Highway 20 with Big Beaver Creek, 7.1 miles overall.