MJB Trail #1101


The trail within William O. Douglas Wilderness descends steeply through dense forest with many switchbacks to Rattlesnake Creek and a junction with Rattlesnake Trail #1114

Heavily used during hunting season.  Help prevent erosion, don't cut trail switchbacks.

At a Glance

Reservations: No
Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required. The self-issuing permits are free and available at trailheads.
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Naches, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Naches Ranger District, (509) 653 1401

General Information


Access by U.S. Highway 12 to Bethel Ridge Road 1500 approximately 8 miles to trailhead.  Steep climb to top of Bethel Ridge.  Or, 18.4 miles from State Route 410 to Nile Road and trailhead.  Gradual climb to trailhead.

General Notes:

Stock ramp, hitch rails, no water


Parking for six horse trailers and six cars



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  Area/Length : 
4.5 miles

  Elevation : 
3600 ft. - 5480 ft.