Nat'l Trails Day Located off of Hwy 2, Barclay Lake Trail is one of the most popular non-wilderness hikes in this district. For the past several seasons WTA has been converting slippery dilapidated puncheon into turnpike structures. That project is complete, but the trail will still need maintenance to repair any damage from the winter and get it ready for the busy hiking season ahead.
The trail meanders along the course of Barclay Creek through mossy, shady forest all the way to Barclay Lake. Hiking is easy; elevation gain is minimal. Views of the north face of towering, seemingly overhanging Baring Mountain can be had from the lake. This is one of the most popular non-wilderness trails in the Skykomish district, and because of mud and brush it needs constant maintenance.
GPS coordinates are only approximate, please always use the written driving directions when trying to find a trail head