Hidden Springs Trail #1117


This trail is steep and challenging. It connects North Fork Tieton Trail #1118 to the Pacific Crest Trail within Goat Rocks Wilderness.

At a Glance

Reservations: No
Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required. The self-issuing permits are free and available at trailheads
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
  • Camping prohibited within 100 feet of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail and within 100 feet of lakes.
  • Shoe Lake basin and Snow Grass Flats are closed to camping and campfires; camping is available at Hidden Springs (about 1 mile west of Shoe Lake).
  • The Yakima Indian Reservation, bordering the Goat Rocks Wilderness on the southeast side, is closed to the general public except for the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail route  
Closest Towns: Naches, WA
Water: Stock water
Restroom: Outhouse
Passes: Some trailheads require a valid recreation pass. Check our Recreation Passes and Permits page for details.
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Access to the trail is from U.S. Highway 12 to Tieton Road 1200.  From west entrance to 1200 road, above Rimrock Lake, around Clear Lake to forest road 1207, North Fork Tieton.  Follow 1207 to Scatter Creek Trailhead.

General Notes:

Four campsites at trailhead, outhouse, horse ramp, stock water available.


Parking for five vehicles.



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