Hoodoo Canyon #17

Area Status: Open

This 5 mile round trip trail crosses the south fork of Deadman Creek then climbs the ridge above. Views of the Kettle Range and the spectacular Hoodoo Canyon greet hikers. The trail then decends from the canyon ledge to Emerald Lake. This section is steep and recommended for experienced hikers.

Please do no proceed past the Emerald Lake Junction as the Trout Lake Trail is currently closed for reconstruction.

At a Glance

Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Kettle Falls, WA

General Information

General Notes:
  • USGS Map: Bangs Mountain and Boyds Mountain


From Kettle Falls follow U.S. Highway 395 north for 10 miles to Deadman Creek Raod 9565. Travel west on road 9565 for 10 miles to the meadow. 

Google map directions from Kettle Falls, WA.

General Notes:
  • USGS Map: Bangs Mountain and Boyds Mountain

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



  Area/Length : 
2.5 miles

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  Elevation : 
2,800 ft - 3,100 ft