Chewuch Trail #510

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This is a scenic valley trail within Pasayten Wilderness that follows the river grade mostly in lodgepole pine. The last 2 miles climb into subalpine and meadow areas.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For current trail conditions go to:  Specific Hazards/Difficulties: Beginning 12 miles of the trail were burned in 2001 and 2003 wildfires. Many snags along the trail could come down in windy weather. Down trees on trail are cleared annually after the snow melts.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $5/vehicle/day or Northwest Forest Pass pursuant to 36 CFR 261.17  required at trailhead (or display Senior Pass or Annual Interagency Pass).  Provided for your convenience:  Parking area, self-pay station, bulletin board, interpretive information, picnic table, outhouse and trash can.
Permit Info: Free, self issue Wilderness permits are required for the Pasayten Wilderness. They are available at trailheads.
Open Season: June - October
Best Season: August
Busiest Season: August
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Water: Chewuch River
Restroom: at trailhead only
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass required at Chewuch and Thirty Mile trailheads.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District.

General Information

Directions: From Winthrop drive north on Okanogan County Road 1213 (West Chewuch Road) until it joins Forest Service Road 51. Then drive for 29 miles to the Thirtymile Trailhead.



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Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Interpretive Site