Devils Ridge Trail #752

Area Status: Not Cleared
  
 

A main east-west trail in the western Pasayten connecting Ross Lake and the Pacific Crest Trail. The trail is mostly side hill, some of it at or above timberline. Some side trips and loop trips are possible using this trail. Many open areas along this trail offers big views of Baker, Hozomeen, and Jack Mountain.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current conditions information 
Fees A Recreation Pass is required. ($5/vehicle/day Northwest Forest Pass can be purchased from a self-pay station provided at the trailhead).
Permit Info: Those wishing to continue their trip on the East Bank Trail should be aware that the park requires backcountry permits for overnight camping. Permits are available week-days at the Methow Valley Ranger District office and the park service visitor information center in Marblemount.
Open Season: July
Best Season: August-September
Busiest Season: August
Restrictions: Wilderness use restrictions apply.
Closest Towns: Winthrop, Washington
Water: No potable water
Restroom: Vault Toilet at trailhead
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: To check for current conditions online go to: www.fs.usda.gov/okawen/conditions

General Information

Directions:

Western Terminus: Devil's Junction Campground, Ross Lake National Recreation Area. Eastern Terminus: Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000, at Holman Pass.  Besides the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail 2000, this trail can be reached via Canyon Creek/Chancellor Trailhead and Jackita Ridge Trail #738.


Activities


Hiking

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Backpacking

 Specific Hazards/Difficulties: Water can be scarce late in the season. Those wishing to continue their trip on the East Bank Trail should be aware that the park requires backcountry permits for overnight camping. Permits are available at the Methow Valley Visitor Center and the park service visitor information center in Marblemount.

Day Hiking

See additional information under Backpacking.

Horse Riding & Camping

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