Cougar Springs/Hole in the Rock

5/5 (5 reviews)
Cougar Springs Trail, AKA "Hole in the Rock", is the trail that most people flock to once in the Liberty trails system. Everyone wants that Iconic shot of their vehicle up on the rock overhanging the valley 600 feet below. A relatively easy trail for most vehicles, although some tight turns and sque... Read More
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Highlights of Cougar Springs/Hole in the Rock

Forest Category Icon Forest
Iconic Category Icon Iconic
Mud Category Icon Mud
Rock Category Icon Rock
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Wash Category Icon Wash
Highest Elevation
5167 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
06/15 - 11/15
Best Direction
North
Official Trail Name
4W334
Nearest Town
Cle Elum
Nearest Services
Cle Elum
Management Agency
Wenatchee National Forest
District
Cle Elum Ranger District, Okanogan

Overview

Cougar Springs Trail, AKA "Hole in the Rock", is the trail that most people flock to once in the Liberty trails system. Everyone wants that Iconic shot of their vehicle up on the rock overhanging the valley 600 feet below. A relatively easy trail for most vehicles, although some tight turns and squeezes keep the bigger rigs away, a narrow axle vehicle with high clearance will have no trouble navigating this trail. Use this trail as a shortcut to get to Lions Rock for a sunset, (another epic photo opportunity), or take this trail to enjoy the scenery at the top of some of the most beautiful ridges in the Eastern Cascades and the Cle Elum Ranger District

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