Wilson Creek Trail #1387

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Wilson Creek Trail begins at Forest Road 3500 and ends at the Forest Boundary. This trail is relatively flat and meanders through several meadows and stands of old lodgepole pine which were severely burned in the Table Mtn Fire in 2012. It ends on the east end at the junction with High Creek Trail #1354 in a sage covered meadow.

SETTING: Meadows, high plateau, old-growth lodgepole pine.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed to motorized use yearly October 15 - June 15. 
Operational Hours: Seasonal Closure Closed to motorized use October 15 through June 15
Fees No Northwest Forest Pass required at trailhead.
Open Season: Summer
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Single track trail, 4 wheel motor vehicles of any kind prohibited.
Closest Towns: Ellensburg, WA
Passes: No Northwest Forest Pass required at trailhead.

General Information


From Ellensburg, go west on West University Way about 2 miles, then north on Reecer Creek Road. Continue north on Forest Road 35 about 20 miles to the end of the asphalt surface and junction with Road 3521, which is the location of the trailhead.


There is no developed trailhead here but there is parking for several vehicles.

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Day Hiking

Some nice views of Ellensburg valley.

Difficulty Level: Easy


Not a big draw for backpacking due to numerous roads in area.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Horse Riding & Camping

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