Edds Mountain #3

Area Status: Open

This difficult 7.0 mile trail has wonderful views of the surrounding mountains  as well as abundant wildlife. During the spring and summer one can marvel in the wildflowers growing along this south facing slope trail. This trail connects you with the Kettle Crest National Recreation trail  #13 Vistas of Kettle Crest and the Kettle River Valley.  This trail connects to Kettle Crest South Trail #13.  Trail traverses open tallis slope, look for rock cairns in this section. 

At a Glance

Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Republic, WA

General Information


From Republic, WA: Head south on N Clark Ave toward E 6th St 0.6 miles. N Clark Ave turns slightly left and becomes WA-20 E/Sherman Pass Scenic Byway continue for 6.9 miles. Turn right onto Hall Creek Rd/NF-2015 continue for 4.3 miles. Turn left onto Edds Mountain Rd/NF-300 continue for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Edds Mountain Rd to trailhead.

Google map directions from Republic, WA

Latitude 48.566619 Longitude -118.56494

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking


  • The first 1.5 miles of this trail follow a closed and blocked forest road.
  • Cairns have been constructed in the more open areas of this trail.
Difficulty Level: Difficult

Horse Camping

  • There is space for horse camping at Edds Mountain Trailhead.

Horse Riding

  • This trail is a difficult trail for horses due to exposed rock tread, and steep grades.
Difficulty Level: More to Most Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
5.5 miles

  Latitude : 

  Longitude : 

  Elevation : 
4,360 - 6,320 ft.