French Cabin Creek Trail

The French Cabin Creek Trail begins at Forest Service Road #4308 and ends at Kachess Ridge Trail #1315.

SETTING: Old-growth forest, small meadows, clearcut.

Begins at the junction of two spur roads (barricaded) and climbs steadily to its upper terminus with Kachess Ridge Trail #1315. The trail is relatively gentle and travels through a forested environment until entering a large private clearcut, with about the last 200 yards of the trail in the clearcut.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: June - October
Closest Towns: Roslyn, Cle Elum

General Information


From Cle Elum take State Highway 903 north about 15 miles to just past Lake Cle Elum, then take a left on Forest Road 4308. Stay on 4308 for several miles up French Cabin Creek to the head of the valley. The trailhead is along the road.


Parking for several vehicles along the 4308 Road or up the short spur that the trail begins on.  The short spur is not recommended for passenger cars.


Day Hiking


Horse Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
1.0 miles