Mad River Trail #1409.1 (Upper)


The upper Mad River Trail begins at Maverick Saddle and ends at the junction of Trail #1429 and Trail #1408.  The upper Mad River has a seasonal closure in place.  This trail is closed to stock, mountain bikes and motorcycles until posted.  The trail will be posted open when the snow melts and the trail dries.  This date varies from year to year.  Contact the Entiat Ranger Station for the latest conditions at 509 784-4700

This trail offers access to the Mad Lake and Blue Creek areas, including four lakes and many high elevation meadows. The seasonal closure usually ends around mid-July, depending upon trail conditions. The area one-quarter mile on each side of the trail is closed to off trail travel by motorbikes and mountain bikes. 

Chiwawa, Mad River, Entiat, Chelan Trail Map

At a Glance

Open Season: Seasonal trail call Entiat Ranger District for details.
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: This trail closed to wheeled travel or pack/stock use as conditions warrant. This closure may be extended due to wet trail conditions. The area 0.25 miles on each side of the trail is closed to off-trail travel by motorized trail bikes.

General Information


Access from Upper Mad River Trailhead at Maverick Saddle



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Recreation areas with activity Backpacking:

Day Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Riding & Camping

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