Echo Ridge Recreation Area Trailheads

Summer trailheads include: Switchback, The Shoe, Lower, Upper, and North Junction.

Winter trailheads include: Zoom, Snowshoe, Lower, and Upper. 

See maps at Echo Ridge Trails page

Camping is NOT allowed in the Echo Ridge area. Campfires are also NOT allowed in this area. 

At a Glance

Fees: WINTER RECREATION PASSES: Echo Ridge Annual passes are $100 per person; those 17 years old and younger are free. Day passes are available at the trailhead which are $15 per person and 17 years and younger are free. Please bring cash or check. No other passes are accepted during the winter months including the Northwest Forest and Interagency Pass. REST OF THE YEAR FEES - Northwest Forest Pass, Interagency Pass, Echo Ridge Annual Pass or a day pass ($5/day per vehicle) are required at the Shoe, Lower and Upper Lot. Day passes may be purchased on site with cash or check. 
Usage: Light
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Chelan, travel 1.5 miles west on the Chelan-Manson State Highway 150 to Boyd Road. Turn right on Boyd Road and follow the signs for 7 miles to the Echo Valley Ski Area. Continue 2 miles past Echo Valley on Forest Service Road #8021-130 to the Echo Ridge Recreational Area Trailheads to access Echo Ridge Trails #1290-1299

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking