Chikamin Tie ORV Trail #1561


The Chikamin Tie ORV Trail is 6.2 miles long, gains 2600 feet of elevation, and is primarily used by motorcycles and mountain bikes. It is rated a more difficult ride. The trail begins at the Chikamin Tie ORV Trailhead and proceeds to climb up briefly until it intersects with the Minnow Ridge ORV Trail #1524 and the Chikamin Creek ORV Trail #1534. The trail keeps climbing through brushy and rocky terrain, and crosses Chikamin Ridge Road/ Forest Road 6210 at about 2 miles. The trail continues to switchback up and down varying terrain for another 4.1 miles, until it ends at Upper Mad River Trail #1409.1. There is a seasonal closure, which applies to all but hikers, beyond Chikamin Ridge Road due to snow and wet trail conditions. The closure usually lasts until early to mid-July.

Chiwawa, Mad River, Entiat, Chelan Trail Map

At a Glance

Restrictions: ATVs are prohibited. Seasonal closure for motorcycles, mountain bikes, and stock beyond Forest Road 6210.
Closest Towns: Leavenworth, WA

General Information


The trail begins at the junction of Minnow Ridge ORV TRail #1524 and Chikamin Creek ORV Trail #1534. Parking is available at the Chikamin Tie ORV Trailhead located 6 miles north on Chikamin Creek Road #6210.  The trail ends at the Upper Mad River Trail #1409.1.

General Notes:

Green Trails Map - #146 Plain

USGS Map - Chikamin Creek, WA

Recreation Map

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