Old Stage #1

Area Status: Open

A remaining segment of the first state highway in Washington, this trail is the only wagon trail in the forest trail system. This trail connects with Kettle Crest North National Recreation Trail #13. Can be made into a loop route with Midnight Ridge Trail #41 or cross over the ridge and come down to Albian Hill Road. This is a moderate 5.6 mile one way trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Logged out as of 06/03/2024.
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: 18 miles from Republic, WA
Information Center: Trail Map provided by NEWashingtontrails.com

General Information

General Notes:
  • USGS Map: Cooke Mountain


Use Old Stage Trailhead

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Day Hiking


Difficulty Level: Moderate

Horse Camping

Horse Riding

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



  Area/Length : 
5.6 miles

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  Elevation : 
3,914 ft. - 6,050 ft.