Packwood

533 reviews

The road in isn’t to bad other than a few potholes and a couple trees that had fallen across the road. Glad I had an axe in the truck or I’d probably gone back to camp. If you like a trail that just starts going up from the start then this is for you. Can tell it’s not hiked on or maintained much. Lots of blow downs and many portions of the trail are growing over with trees, ferns and huckleberries. Mother Nature must have ignored the weather report as I got near the lake it started to rain harder than forecasted. Expected to get a little wet but with the overgrown trail, I got soaked thru all my waterproof gear. The lake was very nice but decided to head back shortly after my arrival as the weather was getting nasty. Even though I was wet, cold and tired I found a lot of enjoyment scaling the blow downs on the way back. Can see why most people hike to lost lake via Packwood Lake trail.