Basalt Ridge Trail #1515

Area Status: Open

The Basalt Ridge Trail is 8.5 miles long, and is used primarily by hikers, mountain bikers, and stock users.  The trail begins at the Basalt Ridge Trailhead, located on Chiwawa River Road 6200, and ends at the Garland Peak Trail #1408.  The Basalt Ridge Trail climbs with moderate grades for the first 3 miles from the trailhead, then follows a scenic ridgeline. Water is scarce.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: See Current conditions information 
Fees: Recreation Pass required at trailhead. $5 Day/$30 Annual Northwest Forest Pass, Interagency Annual/Senior/Access Pass honored.
Restrictions: Non-motorized trail. Use certified weed-free or commercially processed stock feed only.
Closest Towns: Leavenworth, WA
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at teh Basalt Ridge Trailhead.

General Information


Trail begins at the Basalt Ridge Trailhead located 13.5 miles up the Chiwawa Valley Road #6200 and ends at the Garland Peak Trail #1408.

General Notes:

Green Trail Map - #145 Wenatchee Lake/#146 Plain/#114 Lucerne

USGS Map - Schaefer Lake/Chikamin Creek/Saska Peak, WA


Small parking lot with campsites and toilet nearby.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

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Day Hiking

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Horse Riding

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  Area/Length : 
8.5 miles

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  Elevation : 
2500' - 7400'