This 8.5 mile trail travels into the Pasayten Wilderness and is a non-motorized trail that is rated as more difficult.
This trail travels for 2.5 miles through lodgepole pine on the Loomis State Forest then continues into the Pasayten Wilderness through Deer Park, an open hillside with scenic views to the south. Trail continues through Albert Camp to the top of Horseshoe Mountain with panoramic views of Horseshoe Basin and surrounding peaks. At Horseshoe Basin the trail ties into the Boundary Trail #533. The last reliable water source until Horseshoe Basin is available at the Wilderness boundary.
At a Glance
$5/vehicle/day or Northwest Forest Pass required at trailhead.
Wilderness use restrictions apply.
From the town of Loomis, travel north on County road #9425 for 2 miles to junction of #9425 and County road #4066. Turn West on County road #4066 which becomes Forest Service Road #39. Continue 9 miles on Forest Service Road #39 to junction of DNR T-1000. Travel 3 miles on the DNR T-1000 to the Forest Service boundary where the road turns into Forest Service Road #100 road. Travel another .5 mile to the junction with the Forest Service Road# 110. Turn left onto the Forest Service #110 road and drive .1 mile to the Fourteen Mile Trailhead and Campground.
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Scenic views of the east through lodgepole pine, trail then opens at the top of Horseshoe Mountain and then to Horseshoe Basin.