Jolly Mountain Trail #1307

Area Status: Not Cleared

The Jolly Mountain Trail begins at Cayuse Campground and ends at Yellow Hill Trail #1222.

Climbs steadily through clearcuts with numerous switchbacks, crossing Salmon La Sac Creek at about 3 miles. At the junction with Sasse Ridge Trail 1340, trail turns left and follows the ridge top, until the final ascent of Jolly Mountain, which includes a number of switchbacks. This is a fair trail, but it does climb very steadily. For most of the summer, Salmon La Sac Creek is the only water. Early in the season there will be snow banks on Jolly Mountain.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed to motorized use yearly April 15 - June 15. 
Operational Hours: Closed to motorized use yearly April 1 through June 15. Trail may open prior to June 15 is conditions permit. It will be posted both on the ground and on this site if an early opening does occur. Closed to motorized use April 15 - June 15

General Information


From Cle Elum take Highway 903 north to Lake Cle Elum, continue on county road to Cayuse Campground, which is to the right just before the Salmon La Sac Guard Station. Trailhead is at the back end of the campground. Total distance from Cle Elum about 17 miles.



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Difficulty Level: Moderate


Difficulty Level: Moderate

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