Desolation Peak Trail via Ross Lake

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Desolation Peak Trail via Ross Lake is a 8.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Rockport, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until September.

DISTANCE
8.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
4616 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

backpacking

birding

camping

canoeing

fishing

hiking

nature trips

trail running

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Rent a boat from Ross Lake Resort and take the boat north past Ten Mile Island and Cat Island. Dock the boat and start your climb to Desolation Peak.