Iron Gate Trailhead


This Trailhead borders the Pasayten Wilderness and the Boundary Trail #533 begins here. Parking for 8 passenger vehicles and 1 or 2 small horse trailers, unloading ramp, 2 hitch rails, bearproof garbage can, and 2 pit toilets are located at the trailhead. Please self-register at the sign board.  

Provides access to: Boundary Trail #533 within Pasayten Wilderness.

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day or Northwest Forest Pass required.
Open Season: July
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Tonasket, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Tonasket Ranger District,

General Information


From the town of Loomis, travel north on County road #9425 for 2 miles to junction of #9425 and County road #4066. Turn West on County road #4066 which becomes Forest Service Road #39. Drive on Forest Service Road #39 for 14 miles to Forest Service Road #3900-500. Drive Forest Service Road #3900-500 for 6 miles to Irongate Trailhead. The #3900-500 road is maintained for high clearance vehicles only and is not recommended for passenger cars.

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