The New Washington Recreational Areas

LEAVENWORTH, Wenatchee National Forest. Winter Sports area with numerous forest camps, lakes, and trails. Tumwater Canyon, Drury Falls; Wenatchee River; Icicle River. Abundant wild life; berrying.

SKYKOMISH, Snoqualmie National Forest. Hundreds of lakes, rivers, and creeks and numerous trails. Certain sections along North Bank of the Skykomish River, Foss River, Beckler River and Index Creek, closed during fire season except under special weather conditions. Popular fishing points at Lake Isabel, North Fork of the Skykomish River, Silver Creek, Silver Lake, Twin Lakes, Troublesome Creek, Trout Creek in North Fork of the Skykomish section; South Fork of the Skykomish and Money Creek in same section; both forks of Miller River and Lake Dorothy, Bear Lake, Deer Lake, Snoqualmie Lake, Beckler River, and Rapid River in Miller River section; Foss River, Trout Lake, Delta Lake, Copper Lake, and Angeline Lake in Foss River section; Tye River and Martin Creek, Deception Creek, Surprise Creek and Lake, Glacier Lake, and Lake Josephine in Tye River section. Winter sports in Stevens Pass; ski development under way.

LAKE WENATCHEE, Wenatchee National Forest. Lake Wenatchee and Fish Lake, on highway; swimming, camping, picnicking, fishing, boating. Winter sports in season at Stevens Pass, State 15. Forest roads 18 m. up little Wenatchee River from Lake Wenatchee; 14 m. up White River; about 35 m. up Chiwawa River.

CLE ELUM, Snoqualmie National Forest. Salmon LaSac Guard Station and Camp, 18 miles from Cle Elum; Salmon LaSac to Cooper Lake, 15 m. to Jolly Mountain Lookout, 6 m. by trail; to Lake Waptus, 11 m.; to Fish Lake, 16 m. Trails well developed. Trout fishing; deer and bear hunting. Heavy snows in winter. Tobogganing and skiing area, 21 m. W. of Cle Elum near US 10. Highway open all winter.

WHITE RIVER AND NACHES, Snoqualmie National Forest. Bumping Lake: fishing, outboard racing, skiing, American River; Rattlesnake Camp Preserve; Mather Memorial Parkway; Greenwater River; Naches River; lakes on Cascade Crest Trail. Summer forest homesites; numerous trails; berrying.

TIETON, Snoqualmie National Forest. Tieton River; Rimrock Lake. Deer, elk, bear, blue grouse hunting; fishing and boating.

WIND RIVER, Columbia National Forest. Governmental Mineral Springs Camp, one-day hiking trips; Little Soda Springs camp; Trout Creek Camp; Wind River; Wind River Nursery. Huckleberrying, Indian horse racing, deer hunting, steelhead fishing.

TWIN BUTTES, Columbia National Forest. Race Track Guard Station, 22. m. NE. of Carson. Goose Lake, 5 m.; fishing, forest camp, lava beds. Peterson Registration Station, 36 m. NE. of Carson, forest road fair; starting point to Mount Adams huckleberry fields (reserved for Indians) and numerous Indian camp grounds. Guler and Ranger Station, 25 m. NW. of White Salmon; starting point for ice cave explorations, 5 m. W.; headquarters for fishing at Trout Lake; hotel accommodations.

KETTLE FALLS, Colville National Forest. Game preserve W. of highway between South Fork of Deadman Creek and Boulder Creek. Area sparsely settled, bordered by Kettle River.

CARIBOU TRAIL, Colville National Forest. Bonaparte Lake, 21 m. E. of Tonasket; good fishing, camping; no hunting.

REPUBLIC, Colville National Forest. Trout fishing at Swan, Fish, and Long lakes, reached by new branch road, 10 m. S. of Republic; camp-grounds.

LAKE CHELAN, Chelan and Wenatchee national forests. Domke Lake and return, 5 m., fine fishing; Rainbow Falls, 3 m. up Stehekin River; Lyman Lake Trail via Glacier Trail, 11 m. up Stehekin River, L. 19 m. along Agnes Creek, to Lyman Lake. Lower Horseshoe and Upper Horseshoe basins near Cascade Pass. Horses, guides, equipment available at Lucerne and Stehekin.

MOUNT ADAMS, Columbia National Forest. Alpining and mountaineering.

NOOKSACK, Mount Baker National Forest. Lakes frozen in winter; summer fishing; alpining; skiing; trail trips; public camp accommodations.

HEATHER MEADOWS, Mount Baker National Forest (area usually called Mount Baker). Road open to Mount Baker Lodge; downhill, slalom, cross-country skiing, escalator, hotel, cabin accommodations; first-aid stations. Winter sports from November to June; meadow flowers, alpining, and hiking in summer.

BAKER RIVER, Mount Baker National Forest. Forest road through area from Concrete to Baker Lodge, 22 m. Eleven trail trips; to Dock Butte, 6.5 m.; Mazama Park, 9 m.; Wanlick Creek to Elbow Lake, 14 m.; Upper Creek Park to Martin Lake, 5 m.; Baker Hot Springs, 2.5 m., swimming; Swift Creek Trail, through Austin Pass, about 11 m.; Upper Baker Trail to Eagle Creek, 13 m., trout fishing; Baker Lake Lookout, 2.5 m.; Shuksan Lake, 11 m. (3 miles rough walking), good fishing in late summer; Anderson Butte, 6.5 m., forest lookout station.

RANDLE, Columbia National Forest. North Fork Forest Camp, 10 m. S. of Randle; Chain of Lakes District 30 m. Excellent camping, fishing, huckleberrying, hiking. Area between North Fork and Registration Station, 16 m. Varied views of Mount Adams.

PACKWOOD, Columbia National Forest. Packwood Lake; Soda Springs; Cowlitz River. Fishing, forest camps and trails; hiking and alpining.

GOAT ROCKS RECREATION AREA, Columbia National Forest. Accessible only by trail; no developed campgrounds; fishing limited; goat hunting not allowed. Lost Lake Trail; Purcell Creek Trail, Clear Fork Trail. Guides and horses available at Packwood.

SPIRIT LAKE, Columbia National Forest. Mount St. Helens (9,671 alt.), active volcano as late as November 23, 1842; alpining. Spirit Lake: boating, fishing, swimming, camping, hiking. Smith Creek Butte Lookout, 8 m. SE. of Spirit Lake; St. Helens Lake 3 m., fishing; good road.

HOOD CANAL, Olympic National Forest. Lake Cushman: Skokomish Primitive Area; Olympic National Park; Mount Ellinor; Duckabush River; Mount Olympus; Mount Constance. Elk and deer hunting; salt-water fishing; trout fishing.

SNOW PEAKS, Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park. Quilcene River, Elwah River, Dungeness River, Dosewallips River; lake and river fishing. Mount Angels; Deer Park skiing area; forest camps; horse and foot trail trips. Olympic Hot Springs.

LAKE CRESCENT, Olympic National Forest: Lake Crescent, Lake Sutherland; Beardslee trout at Crescent. Sol Duc Hot Springs, Bogachiel, Calawah, Soleduck, and Hoh Rivers. Olympic National Park; few trails in western section, several in eastern; logging operations.

QUINAULT LAKE, Olympic National Forest. Trail riders' trip, 13 days by horseback; start and finish at Graves Creek Inn, near Lake Quinault; guides necessary; fishing, alpining, photographing; hike over Anderson Glacier, climb to summit of Mount Christie, Olympic National Park. Season: mid-June to mid-September.

LAKE ROOSEVELT upstream from Grand Coulee Dam and extending 151 miles to the Canadian Border. Federal development of the area for recreational use is under way. Waterside camps, some overnight camping privileges; cruising; fishing; photographing. To be enjoyed only in favorable weather, from June to mid-September. This longest man-made lake averages 4,000 feet in width, with a maximum depth Of 405 feet.

LAKE McNARY, above McNary Dam, on the Columbia River. This lake will extend 60 miles upstream, to the vicinity of Pasco, and will provide 67 miles of slackwater for recreational use.

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