Dog Friendly Trails in Mazama, WA

There are 7 dog friendly hiking trails in Mazama, WA. Use the links below to get an overview of each trail, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners.

Cutthroat Pass

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Cutthroat Pass is a 10 mile hike in Okanogan National Forest that will take about 6 hours to complete with Fido. This trail is beautiful in late summer when the wildflowers are in bloom, filling the meadows with color. Late September is the best time to take in the colors of autumn as the leaves change color. Once the snow has melted, around midsummer, the trail dries up and you will need to bring extra water along.

East Creek to Mebee Pass

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East Creek to Mebee Pass is a 16 mile hike in the Okanogan National Forest that will take about 2 days to complete with Fido. Delight in this wild trail that explores the old forest and creek before opening into flowered meadows with mountain views. Keep an eye out for the abundant wildlife that resides here: deer, coyotes, river otters, bobcats, cougars, black bears, lynx, owls, hawks, and eagles just to name a few.

Cutthroat Lake

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Cutthroat Lake is a 4 mile hike in Okanogan National Forest that will take about 3 hours to complete with Fido. You may notice a theme as you head to Cutthroat Lake, which is at the head of Cutthroat Creek, and lies below Cutthroat Peak. The trail can be accessed from the campground and pass which share the same name. It is a pretty trail that leads to a nice lake. Directions: On Hwy 20 east of Washington Pass Overlook and before Lone Fir Campground. Look for the Cutthroat Lake sign on the North side of the road.

Scatter Lake

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Scatter Lake is a 9 mile hike in Okanogan National Forest that will take about 8 hours to complete with Fido. This terribly exhausting hike will have your muscles burning as you trek this shadeless trail. The first 3.5 miles climb at a relentless rate of 1100 feet per mile. The reward for you hard work is one of the most beautiful lake basins in the Cascades.

Blue Lake

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Blue Lake is a 4.5 mile hike in Okanogan National Forest that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. The beauty of this trail will keep you in awe as you take in the famous granite peaks of the Washington Pass area. Just when you think it can't get any better you will come to the cool waters of the lake set against the backdrop of Liberty Bell Mountain.

Methow Valley Sports Trails

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Regardless of the season, you and Fido can find plenty of outdoor fun at Methow Valley Sports Trails. Spring, summer, and fall provide plenty of hiking opportunities where you can enjoy bird-watching and wildlife-viewing amidst stunning scenery. In the winter, you and your pup can enjoy 25 miles of excellent off-leash Nordic ski trails and the annual 'Doggie Dash' event in February. Trail passes are required for many of the trails, but no passes are needed for the dog-friendly Lunachick and Big Valley trails.

Cooney Lake / Martin Lakes

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Cooney Lake / Martin Lakes is a 17 mile hike in Okanogan National Forest that will take about 2 to 3 days to complete with Fido. The first 2.5 miles of this trail is shared with Eagle Lakes Trail, beyond the branch to the Eagle Lakes basin the crowds quickly thin out. Enjoy the many lakes as you hike through open pine forests and alpine meadows.