Tieton Meadows Trail #1128

A steep trail within Goat Rocks Wilderness that contains switchbacks. Junction with Bear Creek Mountain Trail #1130.

Crossing the river could be hazardous during high water.  Not recommended for horses.

At a Glance

Permit Info: Wilderness Permit Required
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
  • Camping prohibited within 100 feet of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail and within 100 feet of lakes.
  • Shoe Lake basin and Snow Grass Flats are closed to camping and campfires; camping is available at Hidden Springs (about 1 mile west of Shoe Lake).
  • The Yakima Indian Reservation, bordering the Goat Rocks Wilderness on the southeast side, is closed to the general public except for the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail route  
Closest Towns: Naches, WA
Passes: Some trailheads require a valid recreation pass. Check our Recreation Passes and Permits page for details.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Naches Ranger District, (509) 653 1401

General Information


From Packwood, WA take US-12 E for 27.5 miles and turn right on Forest Road 1200 (Tieton Reservoir Road) and follow for 2.9 miles. Continue straight on Forest Road 1207 for 5 miles to Scatter Creek - Nac Trailhead.

General Notes:

Outhouse, horse ramp, stock water, four campsites.


Parking for five vehicles


Day Hiking


Horse Camping

Horse Riding