Shoestring Trailhead

Provides access to Shoestring Lake Trail #1385

At a Glance

Operational Hours: June - October  Seasonal motorized closure in effect yearly snowfall through June 15. If conditions permit, this trail may be opened to motorized use prior to June 15 and will be posted open at that time both on the ground and on this site. 
Closest Towns: Ellensburg
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From I-90 Exit 101 west of Ellensburg, travel south and southeast on Thorp Highway for two miles, take a right on Cove Road and continue 4 miles to Manastash Road. Turn right and follow Manastash Road which becomes Forest Road 31 approximately 19 miles, turn left on 31 and continue about 1.5 miles to the Shoestring trailhead on the right.  


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Horse Riding

OHV Trail Riding