Ironstone Mountain Trail #1141

This long ridge trail within William O. Douglas Wilderness has outstanding views and elevations above 6000 feet, but no water. 

Day trips are possible from Cash Prairie Trailhead to Burnt Mt. and Shellrock Peak, or take the west access at Andy Creek Trailhead and the beginning of Russell Ridge Trail #1111 to McNeil Peak or Ironstone Mt.

At a Glance

Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required. The self-issuing permits are free and available at trailheads.
Best Season: Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Naches, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Naches Ranger District, (509) 653 1401

General Information


From Packwood, WA take U.S. Highway 12 for 37 miles to Bethel Ridge Road 1500 and follow for about 7 miles to Forest Road 1500.199 spur and drive to end of road to Cash Prairie trailhead.

General Notes:

Picnic table, dispersed camping


Parking for four cars


Day Hiking

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