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Enchantments - Stuart Lake

An inviting lake beneath the fearsome north face of one of Washington's highest and most imposing peaks.
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 10.4 miles
Duration: Full day
Family Friendly

Overview :  Stuart Lake is at 5600 feet elevation in the Enchantment Mountain range. It is about a 30 acre lake with clear water and easy fishing ... more »

Tips:  Take I-90 and head east over Snoqualmie Pass to Cle Elum, taking the exit to Wenatchee & Blewett Pass via 970 and then US highway ... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Trailhead

A Northwest Forest Path is required to park here. If you plan on spending the night you will need a pass from the Leavenworth Ranger Station.

There are restroom located here.

2. Junction to Colchuck Lake

Most day trippers will head up to Colchuck Lake, leaving you with the less crowded trip to Lake Stuart.

3. Meadow

Get your camera out as you walk into the meadow. Argonaut Peak rises in front of you to the south.

4. Lake Stuart

Great fishing in this lake. There are also campgrounds surrounding the lake. However, there are no fires allowed at the lake.

5. WaterFall

6. Colchuck Lake