Kettle Crest South National Recreation Trail #13


Area Status: Open

The trail climbs from Sherman Pass (5,575 feet) to Sherman Peak (6,500 feet) then follows the mountain side and gradually descends to 6,000 feet. The trail continues to the junction of Bald Mountain and Edds Mountain Trail #3. The trail travels through the site of the White Mountain Complex, the August 1988 wildland fire ignited by lighting strikes.

At a Glance

Fees: No
Open Season: Summer
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Kettle Falls, WA
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.

General Information

General Notes:
  • USGS Map: Sherman Peak

Directions:

From Kettle Falls, WA:  Head west on US-395 N/WA-20 W/E 3rd Ave toward Meyers St Continue to follow US-395 N/WA-20 W for 3.7 miles.  Turn left onto WA-20 W for 10.4 miles.  Turn left onto S Fork Sherman Creek Rd for 6.5 miles.  Slight left onto Barnaby Creek Rd/NF-2014 for  0.5 miles. Slight right to stay on Barnaby Creek Rd/NF-2014 for 3.6 miles.  Slight right onto White Mountain Rd for 4.3 miles.  Destination will be on the right.

Google map direction from Kettle Falls, WA


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

  • Can access trail #70, trail #3, trail #10, trail #7 and trail #23 with spectacular views of the valleys below.
Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult

Day Hiking

  • Can access trail #70, trail #3, trail #10, trail #7 and trail #23 with spectacular views of the valleys below.
Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult

Horse Riding

  • Can access trail #70, trail #3, trail #10, trail #7 and trail #23 with spectacular views of the valleys below.
Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
14 miles

  Latitude : 
48.5645751

  Longitude : 
-118.3911069

  Elevation : 
5,250 feet - 6,500 feet