Fortune Creek Trail

5/5 (42 reviews)
Fortune Creek trail is located just North of Roslyn, Washington (home of the hit TV show "Northern Exposure"). It is only accessible for four-wheel drive vehicles from the middle of June till November. With the trail connecting to several other great trails in the area, it makes for an excellent d...Read More
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Highlights of Fortune Creek Trail

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Forest Category IconForest
Mine Category IconMine
Overland Category IconOverland
Rock Category IconRock
Water Category IconWater
Highest Elevation
5623 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
06/15 - 11/15
Best Direction
North
Official Trail Name
4W301
Nearest Town
Roslyn
Nearest Services
Roslyn
Management Agency
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
District
Cle Elum Ranger District

Overview

Fortune Creek trail is located just North of Roslyn, Washington (home of the hit TV show "Northern Exposure"). It is only accessible for four-wheel drive vehicles from the middle of June till November. With the trail connecting to several other great trails in the area, it makes for an excellent day trip. It is a very easy nontechnical trail that can be enjoyed by any four wheel drive vehicle with adequate ground clearance. This trail follows an old mining road that was cut back at the turn on the century in search of gold. If you look carefully you will still see Federal mine claim signs just off the trail and old rusted mining equipment. At the end of the six mile trail, you will be surprised to find beautiful Lake Gallagher. This trail is filled with beautiful vistas, large mountains, and many areas to camp and explore.

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29 Trail Photos
4 Trail Concerns
42 Community Reviews
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