Kendall Peak Lakes Winter Sports Area

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Near Snoqualmie Pass, Washington

Kendall Peak Lakes Winter Sports Area does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!

Overview

Enjoy views of Rampart Ridge on the east side of Gold Creek Valley, north towards Alta Mountain and Chikamin Ridge, and south towards the ski areas, Mt. Catherine and even Mt. Rainier from the top!

Snowshoe up Forest Service road 9090 straight ahead on the west side of Gold Creek Valley and up towards Kendall Peak Lakes. At approximately 1.75 miles take a sharp right hairpin turn. The left spur road gives views of the ski areas. Stay to the right to go up towards the lakes. Head east and then north, following the road along the west side of the crest. Switchback turns at approximately 2.5 and 3.5 miles. Stay to the north and follow Coal Creek at approximately 4.25 miles, keeping the creek on your left (west side) to the lower Kendall Peak Lake. Avoid going to the third lake, which is extremely steep and avalanche prone. No snowmobiles are allowed in this area.