PCT Resupply in Washington State


indicates where you can mail packages. indicates where a friend can hand you supplies from their car. There are many, these are the main ones.


Most locations prohibit perishable food or fuel. UPS and FedEx will not ship fuel. But USPS will if ground shipped. Every place you can mail a package also sells fuel. Just check on stock availability.
ID required for pickup. Put your name and the ETA for pickup on the outside of the package.

Cascade Locks, Oregon

Just east of the Bridge of the Gods (mile 2147 / 0 WA)

Cascade Locks, Oregon is a decent size town where you can get pretty much anything you need The Best Western Plus Columbia River Inn is right next to the bridge, and so is the Bridgeside restaurant. A couple blocks east of the bridge are motels, the ale house, a small grocery store with limited options, and the US Post Office. There is mobile phone service at Cascade Locks.

Send resupply packages to: Cascade Locks US Post Office, 461 NW Wanapa St, Cascade Locks, OR 97014

1800-275-8777. Open 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM M-F. Closed Sat & Sun

Wind River Road/Panther Creek Campground

Access from Carson, WA. All paved road. PCT intersection is (mile 2180 / 33 WA)

Wind River Road and Panther Creek Campground (off FR-65) are 2.8 miles apart. Both are accessed from Carson, WA via Wind River Road. If the mule is waiting for the hiker, I like WRH, If the hiker is waiting for the mule then I like PCC.

Trout Lake

A shuttle ride away from Forest Road 23 / Williams Mine Trailhead (mile 2230 / 83 WA).

There is no mobile phone service at Trout Lake. You may be able to get phone signal 2.1 miles south of the intersection with FR-23 from a tower 7.5 miles to the SE, or by going no more than 1.6 miles north on the PCT from that intersection. That intersection is the shuttle pick-up location.

Send resupply packages to: Trout Lake Grocery, PO Box 132, Trout Lake, WA 98650. (Street address is 2383 Hwy. 141) 509 395-277

The Post Office is next to the grocery, and the Trout Lake Valley Inn is 1 mile SE of the grocery on the main road.

Potato Hill

Access from Randle, WA, 30.75 miles of dirt road, Forest Road 5603 (mile 2251 / 104 WA)

There is no mobile phone service at or near the Potato Hill Trail head.

White Pass

On Highway 12 (mile 2295 / 148 WA)

White Pass has a gas station with a grocery named the Kracker Barrel 509-672-3105, Laundry $10 wash, dry, and soap. Showers (30 minutes) are $8 plus $2 for a towel.
The hotel next door is the White Pass Village Inn 48933 US-12, Naches, WA 98937 (509) 672-3131 staywhitepass.com.
There is basically nothing else open at White Pass in the summer.

Send resupply packages to: c/o White Pass Rural Branch PO, Kracker Barrel Store, 48851 US Hwy 12, Naches, WA 98937

Open daily from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. $5 for every 30 days a package is held.

Currently there is no public transportation to/from White Pass.

Northbound, you will get mobile phone service as soon as you see the top of the chairlift, and you will lose it just before the intersection with the Dog Lake trail.

Chinook Pass

Accessible from three directions, on Highway 410 (mile 2324 / 177 WA)

There's nothing there but a parking lot and a toilet. No mobile phone service.

Naches Pass

Access from Greenwater, WA on NF-7000-3, 16.8 miles (Greenwater Road). The last 6.7 miles is dirt road. Note, ½ mile hike to the Mike Urich Cabin (mile 2347 / 200 WA)

Stampede Pass

Access from I-90 exit 62 on Stampede Pass Road. 3.5 miles on FR-54, a well-traveled dirt road. (mile 2375 / 228 WA)

Snoqualmie Pass, WA

On Highway I-90, Exit 52, mile marker 52 (mile 2393 / 246 WA)

The Chevron next to the Summit Inn is also the Post Office. You can send resupply packages to the Chevron or to the Summit Inn. Chevron will charge you $8 for holding a package. The Summit Inn will charge you $15 but you can apply that fee to a room if you get one. I have heard mixed stories about using Chevron. The Summit Inn seems secure and reliable.

It's a 0.2 mile walk east from the PCT. The Chevron is open 6AM-10PM. The Summit Inn is open all hours, (425) 434-6300.

Send resupply packages to:
Summit Inn at Snoqualmie, 603 State Route 906, Snoqualmie Pass, WA 98068
Summit Chevron, 521 State Route 906, Snoqualmie Pass, WA 98068

The new grocery is a mere 500 ft off the PCT route in the old firehouse; Laconia Market & Cafe.
The other grocery, Lee's Summit Grocery, is 0.4 miles from the PCT route. There are only three grocery options including the Chevron mini mart.

Dining options - All within view of the Summit Inn are; the Pancake House, The Commonwealth, Dru Bru, and the pizzaria inside Lee's Grocery.

Currently there is no public transportation to/from Snoqualmie Pass.

Stevens Pass, WA

On Highway 2 at mile marker 64 (mile 2464 / 317 WA)

USPS will not deliver to the summit. Only UPS or FedEx will.

Send resupply packages to: [Your name] C/O Stevens Pass, Through Hiker 93001 NE Stevens Pass Hwy, US 2, Skykomish, WA 98288

Pick up packages in the Seasons Pass Office 206-812-4510 x4350
June 13th–July 29h: Open 9 AM to 3 PM M-F
July 29th–October: Open 9 AM to 6 PM every day.

Tip: Check their website to see if/when the summer bike park is operating. If so, you can make use of additional amenities that are available, including a southbound lift to the top.

Tip: Northbounders, You will have good mobile phone service as soon as you see the top of the chairlift. When the lodge is on your left at about a 45d angle, take the trail directly down to Granite Peaks Lodge. Or continue into the trees and on to Lot F if you have a car parked there.
From the main lodge, walk the pedestrian bridge over the highway, then walk N/NE through the parking toward the A-frame building with the light green roof. You will lose mobile service 1.5 miles north of Stevens Pass when the trail begins to turn west.

Stevens Pass resort offers no overnight lodgings, but the Mountaineers lodge is nearby and takes reservations for hikers. It is a 0.5 walk west from the main lodge. (47.745471,-121.098387)

The greyhound bus comes once daily.  You can get on the 1:40 PM bus west to Skykomish, Monroe, Everett, and Seattle. Or you can get on the 11:30 AM bus east to Leavenworth, and Wenatchee.

If you just want to purchase supplies, maybe get a hotel, then get back on the PCT, then I recommend going to Leavenworth. It has the most options. You can also get a shuttle to Leavenworth. The 35 miles drive is pricey. 509-548-7433

There are also options 16 miles to the west in Skykomish WA: Sky Gas & Grocery is on Hwy 2. An 800 ft. walk from Hwy 2 on 5th Street brings you to other ammenities in Skykomish; Sky River Coffee, Cascadia Hotel & Cafe, Snohomish Outfitters, Whistling Post Saloon, and a railroad museum.
The Cascadia Hotel offers showers for $15 (towel, soap, shampoo included) for PCT hikers only and no need to stay as guest
I've heard about a new hiker haven called Sky Out with shuttle service to Stevens Pass, Anthony 206 948-2642
Dinsmore's Hiker Haven, 8 miles west of Skykomish in Baring, WA, closed in 2022 after operating for almost two decades.

NOTE: North of Stevens Pass, to Stehekin, there are limited options for exiting the PCT. Plan your exit options ahead.

Stehekin, WA

Get an 11 mile shuttle ride from the Stehekin Valley Road Bridge from the Red Bus. (mile 2572 / 425 WA)

At the south end of Stehekin Valley Road you will find, in order; Purple Point Campground, the US Post Office 509-699-2015., the North Cascades Lodge 855-685-4167, the Red Bus Stop (operated by the lodge), the Golden West Visitors Center 509-699-2080, and the Purple Point Overflow Campground.

There is no mobile service in Stehekin, but there are payphones and pay Wifi.

Send resupply packages to: c/o General Delivery, Stehekin, WA 98852

Taking a Ferry to/from Stehekin

There are two ferry operators for Stehekin:
The Stehekin Ferry is a single vessel based in Stehekin that does one round-trip route each day. Phone: 509-669-5045. Park at Fields Point Landing, 17100 S Lakeshore Rd, Chelan, WA 98816
The Lady of the Lake company operates three vessels with various speed capabilities out of Chelan. Phone: (509) 682-4584. Park at 1418 W Woodin Ave, Chelan WA 98816

Rainy Pass

On Highway 20 (mile 2591 / 444 WA)

There is no mobile phone service at Rainy Pass

Harts Pass

Accessible from Mazama, WA via highway 20 (mile 2622 / 475 WA)

NOTE! The Canadian border remained closed for the entire 2022 season. Hikers wishing to reach the northern terminus must hike 28 miles back to Harts Pass to reach a road.

It's fairly easy to find a ride between Harts Pass and Mazama, WA. On NF-5400, 12.2 miles (3,803 ft elevation change) on a one-lane gravel road with no guard rails. Then 7 miles of paved road from the Lost River Bridge to Highway 20.

There is mobile phone service at Harts Pass and all the way to Mazama.

Mazama, WA

Mazama, WA is the nearest town to the Rainy Pass (22 miles) and Harts Pass (19 miles) trailheads. Getting a ride is usually quite easy.

Goat's Beard Mountain Supplies will hold resupply packages for $10.
44 Lost River Rd, Mazama, WA 98833, (509) 996-2515
Goat's Beard is right next to the Mazama Store which includes a bakery, and 0.6 miles from The Lion's Den

The Lion's Den (once Ravensong's Roost)
is a hiker haven offering a place to camp, lodging when available, showers, and laundry. It's a place where trail angels sometimes offer rides to/from the trailheads at Harts Pass or Rainy Pass. Trail angles also sometimes offer rides toward Seattle from there.

The Lion's Den, 6 Davelaar Dr, Mazama, WA 98862
Text: 702-281-9949, Call: 509-996-3228, Facebook group 'PCT The Lions Den'

In Mazama you will find the Inn At Mazama, Mazama Ranch House, and Mazama Public House for refreshment. A bit further north, off hwy 20 you can find Sandy Bute Bistro & Bar near Freestone Inn & Cabins. The next town over, Winthrop, is 14 miles away and offers even more options for lodging and resupply.

Manning Park, Canada

The town of Manning Park is on highway BC-3, aka Crowsnest Highway.

Note! The Canadian border remained closed for the entire 2022 season. Hikers wishing to reach the northern terminus must hike 7.82 - 6.66 miles (depending on route) back to BC-3 highway.

I am not aware of any grocery stores there. I do not know the mobile phone situation there.

The Manning Park Resort offers camping and lodging. Camping reservations open January 3rd, 2023. You can book 4 months in advance. $23 ca per night. The next closest campground is Coldspring which is one mile west via a nice riverside trail.

The PCT, from the US border to BC-3 highway is entirely inside E.C. Manning Provincial Park. Camping on the trail requires a backcountry permit. $5.00 per person per night. You can get a permit online , at the Manning Park Visitor Centre, or the Manning Park Resort/Lodge. The two campgrounds on the PCT are Pacific Crest Camp and Monument 78 Camp.

Hikers will need to use one of the bridges over the Simikameen River. The official trail starts at the Windy Joe Trailhead where Gibson Pass Road crosses the river, 1.2 km off BC-3. That is a 7.82 mile route to the US border. You can also access the PCT from the Beaver Pond Trailhead which is a 7.36 mile route. The easier route starts at the Monument 83 Trailhead and goes 6.66 miles to the border. These trails are very well marked.

For online registration Choose the [Backcountry] tab. Click the 'Backcountry registration' (circle), choose 'E. C. Manning' in the drop-down menu, select your dates and party size.