Silverton, WA Trails and Parks

Silverton has 16 trails in the vicinity, including 14 hiking trails and 3 for backpacking. These trails range from 2 to 22 miles in length. The longest trail in Silverton is Dumbell Mountain and Greenwood Mountain a well-known trail measuring 22 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Big Four Ice Caves Trail, Phelps Creek/Spider Meadows and Poodle Dog Pass/Silver Lake. Trails.com member Chay S. recently completed Big Four Ice Caves Trail.

More information on the best trails in Silverton can be found below.
  • Poodle Dog Pass/Silver Lake

    3 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    You can enjoy an almost leisurely stroll along the initial 4 miles of this wonderful route as it follows the well-graded old dirt road from Barlow Pass to the historic mining town of Monte Cristo. ...
    •  8 hours (day hike or backpacking trip)
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    You can enjoy an almost leisurely stroll along the initial 4 miles of this wonderful route as it follows the well-graded ...

  • Big Four Ice Caves Trail

    2 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    Hikers have been marveling at these frozen spectacles of nature for over a century. Reached by one of the most manicured trails in the Cascades, Big Four’s famed ice caves can be enjoyed by hikers ...
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Hikers have been marveling at these frozen spectacles of nature for over a century. Reached by one of the most manicured ...

  • Phelps Creek/Spider Meadows

    1 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    Ever wonder what a glacier-carved valley looks like? Wonder no more, because the Phelps Creek valley is a classic U-shaped valley that was scraped, shaped, and buffed by an ancient river of slowly ...
    •  8 hours (day hike or backpacking trip)
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    Ever wonder what a glacier-carved valley looks like? Wonder no more, because the Phelps Creek valley is a classic U-shaped ...

  • Big Four Ice Caves Trail

    1 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    This trail is best known for the “ice caves” that form at the base of Big Four Mountain. These are not true ice caves but rather accumulations of snow from avalanches that occur in the winter ...
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is best known for the “ice caves” that form at the base of Big Four Mountain. These are not true ice caves but ...

  • Dumbell Mountain and Greenwood Mountain

    0 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    Dumbell Mountain is a dominant peak southeast of Lyman Lake at the northern end of the Entiat Mountains. The origin of its name is unclear, but from the north the top appears to have two equal ...
    •  2 days
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    Dumbell Mountain is a dominant peak southeast of Lyman Lake at the northern end of the Entiat Mountains. The origin of its ...

  • Mount Forgotten: East Rib / Gully

    0 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    Mount Forgotten is an inconspicuous peak located just north of Barlow Pass on the Mountain Loop Road. Rising to a height of 6,005 feet, it is not one of the high peaks of the region, considering ...
    •  4 hours to summit
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Forgotten is an inconspicuous peak located just north of Barlow Pass on the Mountain Loop Road. Rising to a height ...

  • Vesper Peak: Northeast Slope via Headlee Pass

    0 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    Vesper Peak is one of the lesser stars of the Monte Cristo area. Although modest compared with its neighbors to the east and relatively hidden from view except from surrounding summits and ridges, ...
    •  4 - 6 hours to summit
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Vesper Peak is one of the lesser stars of the Monte Cristo area. Although modest compared with its neighbors to the east ...

  • Peek-a-boo Lake Trail

    0 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    Peek-a-boo Lake sits in a peaceful little cirque on a ridge high above the Sauk River. And while this backcountry lake certainly makes for a delightful destination, it’s the journey that really ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Peek-a-boo Lake sits in a peaceful little cirque on a ridge high above the Sauk River. And while this backcountry lake certainly ...

  • Headlee Pass and Vesper Lake Trail

    0 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    Huff and puff up a grueling old miners trail. Brave crashing creek crossings and a steep open hillside choked in jungle greenery before making an Achilles-aching ascent to Headlee Pass, an inconspicuous ...
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Huff and puff up a grueling old miners trail. Brave crashing creek crossings and a steep open hillside choked in jungle greenery ...

  • Mount Dickerman Trail

    0 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    One of the most popular hikes off of the Mountain Loop Highway, the Mount Dickerman Trail delivers jaw-slacking views of a ring of rugged peaks near and far. Big Four and Del Campo practically ...
    •  8.6 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the most popular hikes off of the Mountain Loop Highway, the Mount Dickerman Trail delivers jaw-slacking views of ...

  • Perry Creek Trail

    0 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    Venture up a wild basin beneath the towering cliffs of Mount Dickerman. Transition along the way from avalanche blast zones to forest primeval to tarn-topped alpine meadows complete with views ...
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Venture up a wild basin beneath the towering cliffs of Mount Dickerman. Transition along the way from avalanche blast zones ...

  • Independence and North Lakes Trail

    0 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    It’s a tough trek up, over, and down a steep and rocky ridge to North Lake—a fair price to pay for the solitude you’ll more than likely find. But if you prefer an easier adventure—one perfect ...
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    It’s a tough trek up, over, and down a steep and rocky ridge to North Lake—a fair price to pay for the solitude you’ll more ...

  • Bald Mountain Trail

    0 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    Good views, good fishing, good berry picking, good hiking—all on a trail without a good amount of use! This gem of a trail exists because of the goodwill of Walt Bailey and his Civilian Conservation ...
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Good views, good fishing, good berry picking, good hiking—all on a trail without a good amount of use! This gem of a trail ...

  • Mount Dickerman Trail

    0 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    This hike has several attractions that draw hikers of all persuasions: one of the largest huckleberry patches in the region, spectacular views of the Monte Cristo Peaks, and, last but not least, ...
    •  8.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike has several attractions that draw hikers of all persuasions: one of the largest huckleberry patches in the region, ...

  • Walt Bailey Trail

    0 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    There are about a dozen Cutthroat Lakes scattered like rare coins through the meadows below Bald Mountain, although I am not certain where one draws the line between large tarns and small lakes. ...
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    There are about a dozen Cutthroat Lakes scattered like rare coins through the meadows below Bald Mountain, although I am ...

  • Round Lake

    0 Reviews

    Silverton, WA

    Though steep, this trail provides hikers plenty of places to stop and rest while surveying the stunning views of the surrounding peaks found here on the western boundary of the Glacier Peak Wilderness. ...
    •  8 hours
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    Though steep, this trail provides hikers plenty of places to stop and rest while surveying the stunning views of the surrounding ...