Wild Sky Wilderness, WA

US Forest Service

Wild Sky Wilderness

Wild Sky Wilderness is the newest addition to a 2.6 million acre wilderness complex that straddles the rugged Cascade Range from Canada to Snoqualmie Pass.  From the North Fork Skykomish River near...[more]




Logging began around 1920 and continued into the early 1990's. Signs of past mining exploration can be seen in the Silver Creek area.  About a dozen mountain lakes attract anglers. Lake Isabel is the largest of these at about 1.5 miles long and 200 feet deep. The historic use of float planes is allowed to continue on the lake.

Congress designated the Wild Sky Wilderness in 2008 and it now totals 106,577 acres in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Wild Sky Wilderness borders Henry M. Jackson Wilderness to the northeast.

Help protect your wilderness by following wilderness regulations and using Leave No Trace principles.

Wild Sky Wilderness borders Henry M. Jackson Wilderness to the north and east. Access points are in the Skykomish, Washington area north of US Highway 2.

Topo Maps

Baring, Benchmark Mountain, Blanca Lake, Captain Point, Evergreen, Grotto, Index, Monte Cristo, Mount Stickney, Scenic, Skykomish. Download free U.S. Forest Service Topo maps.

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