Lake Ann Trail is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Winthrop, Washington that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 3.4 miles Elevation Gain: 636 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

bird watching

forest

lake

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

Directions from Winthrop: Drive Highway 20 towards Rainy Pass. Turn off Highway 20 into the south parking lot at Rainy Pass. The trail begins 0.1 mile east of the parking lot.

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26 days ago

Nice, easy hike. Great for people with kids or old dogs (like ours) who want good views without doing anything strenuous. The incline is easy and the views on the way up and back down are excellent. The lake is pretty but I wish it had better access. Found a nice log off the trail, to the left of the lake to sit and have lunch on. Would like to come back and do the Heather Pass/Maple Pass loop.

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10 months ago

We were there the first week of August 2018. Very easy hike - we were there with our daughters who are 5 and 9 years old as well as with the grandparents (68 y/o). Beautiful view of the mountains, and a beautiful lake. We saw it from afar while doing Maple Pass trail and decided to take the grandparents here. Once at the lake, we took the trail that goes to the right of the lake and gives you some pretty views!!! Nice easy trail for young kids and people who prefer a more easy going route.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

I combined this with Maple Pass and Rainy Lake as well to make a nice day hike. Easy hike to Lake Ann, perfect for families with kids. Plenty of shade and a great place to eat lunch at Lake Ann. When I was there, there were dozens of jumping fish at the lake who would literally jump out of the water, even just a few feet off shore! Maybe 5 inches or so long. Not sure what fish they are but they certainly put on a show when I was eating my sandwich!

hiking
Saturday, September 02, 2017

Easy and beautiful hike!

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Friday, October 16, 2015

Lake Ann is usually a side hike when you are hiking Maple Pass Loop Trail. There is not a significant amount of access to the lake. But you have amazing views of the lake from the ridge hike around it. Lake Ann is an easy hike. The ridge is a moderate and long hike. If you are looking for an easy short hike that involves a lake, there are an abundant amount of other lakes in the area that would be recommended. Mainly for access and views.

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Monday, March 12, 2012

A beautiful hike, and good for all skill levels as far as Lake Ann. It gets more "strenuous" if you go on up to Maple Pass, but the views make it a 5 star experience! And, it's out of the National Park so our Border Collies could have the freedom to run. If folks want search dogs to come find them, the dogs need to stay in shape by having off-leash adventures with their human partners. By the way, the distance round trip to Maple Pass is about 10 miles...

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