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County Line Trail #1226

  

The County Line Trail begins at Forest Service Road 9715-113 above Old Blewett Pass and ends at the Miller Peak Trail #1379. This trail is open to motorized use only to Miller Peak junction.

SETTING: Some old-growth timber on the east end, ridgetops, open rocky hillsides, meadows, subalpine zone.

From the southeast the trail climbs gradually, mostly following the Wenatchee Mountains which divide Chelan and Kittitas Counties. There are two sections of private land along the trail. In these the trail is somewhat steep. At 4.5 miles the trail contours around the south side of Miller Peak and ends at the Miller Peak Trail #1379.  

At a Glance

Fees $5/Vehicle/day or Northwest Forest Pass required at the Miller/Bear Trailhead which is used to access the trail from the western end.  No fee to park at Old Blewett Pass area.
Open Season: late summer - fall
Best Season: late summer
Busiest Season: late summer through fall
Closest Towns: Cle Elum
Passes: $5/Vehicle/day or Norestwest Forest Pass required at the Miller/Bear Trailhead which is used to access the trail from the western end.  No fee to park at Old Blewett Pass area.

General Information

Directions:

From Cle Elum, WA take Highway 970 / 97 north for 21.5 miles. Turn left (west) on Old Blewett Pass Highway / Forest Road 9715 to 4.5 miles to Old Blewett Pass. At the pass, turn left (west) on spur road 200. It is possible to drive along old logging spur roads to the actual start of the trail, but the route can be difficult to find sometimes due to sign theft and vandalism.


Parking:

There are no facilities, but there is room for 6+ vehicles.


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Activities


Bicycling

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Hiking

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Day Hiking

Steep at times but pleasant ridgetop hiking.  Bring all water.

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Backpacking

Trail is dry with few campsites.

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Riding & Camping

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