Marmot Lake

Marmot is a large scenic lake popular with backpackers. Fishing can be good for Westslope Cutthroat Trout and Coastal Cutthroat Trout of various sizes. Several well established campsites can be found around the lake.

Getting here:

From I-90, take the Roslyn/Salmon La Sac exit. Drive the Salmon La Sac/Cle Elum River Road past Roslyn, Lake Cle Elum, and the Salmon la Sac Campground where it changes to a dirt road, all the way to its end at a large parking lot in Tucquala Meadows. Take Trail #1376 from the parking lot passing Hyas Lake, 5 miles to Deception Pass. Take left junction to #1066 for another 3.4 miles to Marmot Lake. Longer alternate route from Hwy 2 Trail #1059.

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: King
Acreage: 128.00 ac.
Elevation: 4935 ft.
TRS: T24R13E5 SEC35
Center: 47.612094, -121.188206
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Fish stocking info

Release Location: MARMOT LK (KING)
Stock Date Species Number Released Number of Fish Per Pound Facility
Sep 10, 2008 Cutthroat 7,700 550 ARLINGTON HATCHERY
Sep 22, 2003 Cutthroat 7,000 533 ARLINGTON HATCHERY


Marmot Lake
Photo by WDFW