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  • Entiat Area: Upper Mad River Seasonal Trail Closure

    These Upper Mad River Trails are CLOSED to wheeled travel and pack and saddle stock.

    • Blue Creek #1426
    • Upper Mad River #1409.1 -- Opens Saturday, July 14 except for upper Pond Camp section
    • Alder Ridge #1523 -- Opens Saturday, July 14 
    • Upper Chickamin #1561

    The annual seasonal closure is to protect natural resources, minimize damage to trails, and maintain quality trail systems. The seasonal closure protects trails from damage caused by wheeled and stock travel on muddy trails. When closed, the trails are open to hikers only.

    Be sure to stay on open trails and out of meadows.