Way Creek Trail #1235

  

Trailhead is located at the midpoint of the trail. Trail decends steeply 1.9 miles to the Middle Fork Teanaway Trail #1393 or uphill 3.1 miles to the Jungle Creek Trail 1383.1. This trail is steep and rugged.

At a Glance

Fees No Northwest Forest Pass required at trailhead.
Open Season: Summer - Fall
Best Season: Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Single track trail, no 4 wheel motor vehicles.
Closest Towns: Ellensburg, Cle Elum
Passes: No Northwest Forest Pass required at trailhead.

General Information

Parking:

There is parking for 6+ vehicles. There

are no facilities at this trailhead.


Directions:

From I-90 Exit 86, head east on Highway

970 for 6 miles, north on Teanaway Road, then up the North Fork

Teanaway Road to the end of the county road, then turn left

onto FS Road 9701 to the trailhead.


General Notes:

SETTING: Open rocky hillsides, large timber, valley bottom,

riparian zone, ridgetops.

DESCRIPTION: The trailhead is at the midpoint of the trail, not at

either end. From the trailhead you may head steeply downhill at

first, with the grade easing up, for 1.9 miles to the Middle Fork

Teanaway Trail 1393 near the river. Or you may head uphill,

crossing the rugged headwall of Way Cr. and ending at the

junction with Jungle Creek Trail 1383.1. This trail is mostly in

good condition with a few steep pitches. There is no water on

the upper portion and little water on the lower part later in the

season, except for the Middle Fork Teanaway.


Activities


Bicycling

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Trail Riding

Single track trail.  Only motor vehicles permitted are trailbikes.

Difficulty Level: More to Most Difficult