Kettle Crest North National Recreation Trail #13

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

A popular 30.2 mile trail for backpacking, hiking, and horseback riding. Grassy meadows, summer wildflowers, more difficult back country skiing, high peaks and impressive views. This trail is part of the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail.

This is the main trail along the backbone of the Kettle Range.  Many trails access it along the route including:

Many options exist for linking trails for a variety of routes and challenges.

At a Glance

Fees Washington State Sno-Park Permit required Dec 1 to March 31. No passses required outside that time.
Closest Towns:
  • 17 miles from Republic, WA
  • 26 miles from Kettle Falls, WA
Information Center: Trail Map provided by NEWashingtontrails.com

General Information

Directions:

Access #1: Use Kettle Crest Trailhead (area is unavailable)

Access #2: Use Deer Creek Summit South Trailhead / Sno-park 


Activities


Bicycling

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Hiking

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Day Hiking

Backpacking

  • This trail is a popular 3 day hike with outstanding views.
  • It is also part of the Pacific Northwest National Recreation Trail.
Difficulty Level: Difficult

Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
30.24 miles

  Elevation : 
4,600 ft. - 5,600 ft.

 



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