Naches Trail

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Naches Trail is a 12.26-mile-long trail from Western Washington over the Naches Pass into Eastern Washington and follows a wagon trail used by settlers in the mid-1800s. The trail is fairly easy for most 4x4 vehicles and does not require any special equipment. It rolls through deep dark forests up... Read More
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Highlights of Naches Trail

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Forest Category Icon Forest
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Mud Category Icon Mud
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
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Highest Elevation
4981 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
07/15 - 11/15
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
4W684
Nearest Town
Greenwater
Nearest Services
Enumclaw
Management Agency
Mount Baker Snoqualime National Forest
District
Everett, Washington

Overview

Naches Trail is a 12.26-mile-long trail from Western Washington over the Naches Pass into Eastern Washington and follows a wagon trail used by settlers in the mid-1800s. The trail is fairly easy for most 4x4 vehicles and does not require any special equipment. It rolls through deep dark forests up to high mountain meadows with beautiful views of surrounding valleys, canyons, and Mt. Rainier. There are several creek crossings, but most areas that might cause trail damage are protected by several wooden bridges. This trail is very popular, and you can expect to run into other rigs and motorcycles coming in the opposite direction. Because of its rich history and overall beauty, this trail is known to most as a favorite and must-do trail. This trail intersects the Pacific Crest Trail, which is a hiking trail from Mexico to Canada. It is at this point that a cabin was built that is free for use to all. While you are crossing over the pass, try to imagine wagon trains pulled by oxen struggling across the same terrain.

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71 Trail Photos
4 Trail Concerns
36 Community Reviews
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