S. Skagit Hwy to Gee Point

Total Miles
27.2

Elevation

1,320.04 ft

Duration

1.1 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

The first 17 miles of this trail is ideal for beginners, due to its mellow, packed gravel roadway, 1.5-vehicle width, and few sections of potholes. Therefore, it can be run in any type of vehicle. This part of the trail is also great for more experienced drivers if they want to run a trail faster, but there are a few blind turns, so reviewing the trail prior would be in the driver's best interest if running it in this manner. The first 4 miles of Finney-Cumberland allow for cell phone reception, but the rest of the trail to Gee Point does not. During this section, there are great views of Mt. Baker, as well as Skagit Valley and the Skagit River. Along Finney-Cumberland, there are plenty of shorter trails to explore and a few areas with fire rings for camping. Gee Lake is at the final 10 miles to Gee Point Trail. This portion of the trail is not difficult, but is single lane, and has multiple areas where the road dips. These sections would make running the trail in a vehicle smaller than an SUV difficult. Gee Lake would be impassable in snow, and 4WD would not be required if it has rained, but would be a welcome assurance. Trail composition is packed gravel, but the road is narrower with no turnouts in the final 4 miles for vehicles heading opposing directions. This trail also leads to Gee Lake on your right, before Gee Point Trail, with parking and a fire ring for camping.

Photos of S. Skagit Hwy to Gee Point

S. Skagit Hwy to Gee Point
S. Skagit Hwy to Gee Point
S. Skagit Hwy to Gee Point

Difficulty

100% of the trail is easy for a 4x4 SUV or truck with stock clearance. Smaller vehicles would have difficulty making the final 10 miles of the trail due to clearance.

Technical Rating

2

Status Reports

James Waechter
May 04, 2024
4x4
Obstructed
Deep Snow
On Finney Cumberland and Claims RD, inside the Park boundary above 3200 feet there was still several inches of solid wet snow across the road where the road is shaded much of the day.
Scott Paglia
Apr 20, 2024
4x4
Obstructed
Messy snow and ice. Not quite ready. Passed two vehicles. Would have like a heads up. Trash on the pull outs. Took what we could home. Beautiful views.
Daniel Hernandez
Mar 30, 2024
4x4
Obstructed
Deep Snow
Easy but slow running due to the pot holes, Got stuck trying to get up the Snow on the bit after the fork to Iron Ore RD. A Few others had to turn around as well.
Derek N
Oct 28, 2023
2021 Toyota 4Runner
Open
Muddy/Wet
Snow/Ice

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