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Washington Backcountry Trails

Cooper Lake trail in winter

 

 

Cooper Lake

Cooper Lake

Definition of terms below
Location: Alpine Lakes Wilderness 
Directions: On I-90, take the Roslyn exit, follow (903) to Salmon La Sac trailhead
Difficulty: Easy
Elevation +/- 400 ft elevation gain
Distance: 8 miles round trip
Rating: 7 out of 10
Fishing: A few small ones
Scenery: Good
Map: Printable Topo Map

 

Cooper Lake is a peaceful place.

We did this in the winter, so we only seen the trail about every 1/4 mile or so. The thing about this hike now is that they fixed the road/bridge into the lake. So the once quiet and peaceful feeling is gone. Also there are numerous cabins at the lake.

We did not see another sole the entire weekend.

It is a nice meandering hike though the forest alongside the Cooper river.

I tried my hand at fishing but not much luck. We fished the outlet stream.

Do it again? No

 



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