Summit Lake Trail

EASY 3 reviews
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Summit Lake Trail is a 5.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Buckley, WA that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and horses and is accessible from June until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

5.9 miles 1417 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly



horseback riding




wild flowers


From Enumclaw, drive west on State Highway 410 for 5.0 miles to the junction with State Highway 165 just west of Buckley. Continue for 10.5 miles to the junction of Carbon River Highway and Mowich Lake Highway. Turn left onto the Carbon River Highway and follow it 7.7 miles to Cayada Creek Road #7810. Cross the bridge over the river and continue 6.7 miles to end of road. The trailhead is at end of road #7810.

11 months ago

Road in was rough, 17 trees blown down over the trail. View was magnificent.

1 year ago

1 year ago

My kids and I really enjoyed this hike and swimming in the lake. I was thankful for my 4x4 truck up the gravel road.