Fitness Level: 2 — Depending on the distance traveled, this trail can accommodate just about every fitness level. After 0.25 miles, the trail will split. He visited the Gordons in November 1947 and informed them that their new farm had been homesteaded by the Ingalls. An Adventure Projects staff member will review this and take an appropriate action, but we generally don't reply. Ingalls Creek Trail is 15.5 miles long, gains 4400 feet of elevation, and is used by hikers and stock users. Access: Leave Highway 2 and drive south toward Blewett Pass on Highway 97. Ingalls Creek is open! Mount Stuart via Ingalls Way Trail is a 11.3 mile out and back trail located near Cle Elum, Washington that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. Garth Williams, an illustrator of Laura's books, had been following the Ingalls' trail in courthouse records. Area Attractions Ingalls Creek 2020-07-21T23:02:58+00:00 Area Attractions: Adjacent to the Ingalls Creek site, about 1/4 mile up the road from the Ingalls Creek entrance is the trailhead to the 16 mile Ingalls Creek trail. As I scanned Washington Trail Association’s website to see what might be a “legal” hiking option for Memorial Day weekend, the recent backpacking trip report on Ingalls … Part of the trail is an old mining road; this will become more obvious after you take the turnoff for Ingalls Pass. If you plan to camp, take the right branch of the trail, which drops into Headlight Basin and numerous camps, some with views across the Ingalls Creek valley to Mount Stuart. But this same area can be reached by a longer approach up Ingalls Creek–a trailhead that is solidly within our area. Ingalls Pass and Ingalls Lake are technically out of Wenatchee Outdoor’s territory–driving from the Big Y near Leavenworth to the trailhead is over an hour’s drive (more like 1 hour and 20 minutes). The trail is primarily used for hiking. The Ingalls Creek trail is located about a mile up Ingalls Creek Rd which is a left turn coming from I-5 at about 12 miles north of Blewitt (Swauk) Pass on Hwy 97. Or hike to Longs Pass, drop down to Ingalls Creek Trail No. After having had just a little taste a few years ago, I have been hoping to someday come back to complete it. A NW forest Pass is required to park at the trailhead. 1215, climb to Stuart Pass, hike to Ingalls Lake and Ingalls Pass and back to the Longs Pass Trail junction for an ambitious loop. The trail begins at Ingalls Creek Trailhe... Ingalls Creek Trail #1215, WA • Hike Location of Which Book(s) - On the Banks of Plum Creek Festivals and Events - The Wilder Pageant is held for three weekends starting in Mid July, for tickets call 888-859-3102; How to Get There - Take Interstate 90 to Highway 71 north and then take Highway 14 west to Walnut Grove. The trail begins near the signboard at the edge of the parking area, and it immediately begins to climb upward through a pine forest. After about 7.5 miles (across the Highway from the Ingalls Creek Lodge), turn right on the Ingalls Creek … We hiked about a mile and a half beyond Falls Creek camp and had lunch before returning the way we came. This lower route continues across Headlight Creek, then climbs to meet the other trail at a … The unusual depression in the banks of Plum Creek was the location of the Ingalls … Approach up Ingalls Creek–a trailhead that is solidly within our area on the distance traveled, trail! 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