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Big Tree Trail

Eastern Washington > Okanogan Highlands/Kettle River Range
48.8526, -119.0491 Map & Directions
Length
2.7 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
0 feet
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Easy
  • Fall foliage
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Good for kids
  • Lakes
  • Established campsites

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

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Looking for a lower-key, wheelchair accessible hike among gorgeous golden larches in fall? The 0.7-mile Big Tree Trail is just the ticket. Continue reading

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Hiking Big Tree Trail

The Big Tree Trail near the Lost Lake campground goes through the Big Tree Botanical Area near Strawberry Mountain.

For those who want a lower-key, wheelchair accessible hike, the 0.7-mile Big Tree Trail is just the ticket. Highlighting two 900 year old Western Larch trees, the short loop trail provides educational signage and a couple of benches to take in the surrounding forest at your leisure. 

The trail begins across from the Lost Lake Campground entrance and travels one mile from Lost Lake Campground to the Big Tree Botanical Trailhead and Interpretive Site. The trail continues 0.7 miles around the loop at the Big Tree Trail Interpretive Site.

Wheelchair Accessibility

This is a soft-surface trail to some beautiful large trees. The way can have debris fallen from trees on it.

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Big Tree Trail

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 48.8526, -119.0491 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

From Tonasket, take Highway 20 east for 24 miles to County Road 4953 (Bonaparte Recreation Area). Take this road 5.5 miles to where it turns into Forest Service Road 32.

Proceed down FR 32 for three miles to the junction with FR 33. Turn onto FR 33 6 miles to the junction with the FR 3300-050. Take FR 3300-050 left for 0.2 mile to the trail sign on the left across from the Lost Lake Guard Station at the Lost Lake Campground entrance.

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Trailhead

Eastern Washington > Okanogan Highlands/Kettle River Range

Colville National Forest, Tonasket Ranger District

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