The Snow Lakes area is easier to get permits for than the core Enchantments area, and a very worthy visit with a stop at Nada Lake to break up the hike.
The Snow Lakes Trail leaves from the Snow Lakes parking lot on the edge of Icicle Creek Road 5 miles outside of Leavenworth, WA, winding its way up 3,800 feet in elevation over 6.5 miles. Add in another 1.5 miles to reach the far end of the lakes, and another 1.5 miles and 1,400 feet elevation from Upper Snow Lake to Lake Viviane inside the Core Enchantments area if you choose to continue.
Note that permits are required for overnight camping, though not currently for day-hikers. If you have a permit, there's camping at Snow Lakes.
This is a long hike, and not recommended for younger children due to the distance and elevation gain.
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