Pipsissewa Trail - PNT

Pipsissewa Trailhead

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Location Address

SW Bonaparte Lake Rd


The Pipsissewa Trailhead provides access to the Pipsissewa Trail 383/ Pacific Northwest Trail and is located at Bonaparte Lake campground.



  • From Tonasket, follow Hwy 20 east for approx. 20 miles, then turn left on Bonaparte Lake Rd (Bonaparte Lake Recreation Area).
  • Follow Bonaparte Lake Rd for approx. 5.5 miles, then turn left into Bonaparte Lake Campground.
  • Straight ahead and on your right is day-use parking with a vault toilet.
  • To reach the trailhead, continue on foot walking west— past the group camp site, past the campsite loop, past the boat launch area, over Bonaparte Creek, to the trailhead, marked with a small kiosk, where it begins ascending the hillside.


This trailhead has ample parking. Vault and flush toilets are available in the Bonaparte Lake Campground. Potable water is available May-October.


Hiking, Backpacking, Camping, and Water Sports


No fees or passes required for day-use parking



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