The trail travels through a forested area, which becomes thinner as you travel up the trail. The last 0.5 mile is steep. South Fork War Creek Trail 409, which is not maintained, branches left at 2 miles.
Directions: From Twisp drive west on Okanogan County Road 9114. In about 10 miles the county road becomes Forest Service Road 44 (Forest Service Road 43 takes off to the left at that point). Continue on Forest Service Road 44 to Forest Service Road 4430 and turn left. Turn left on Forest Service Road 4430-100 and travel about 1.5 miles to the War Creek Trailhead.