Beverly Turnpike Trail #1391

Area Status: Not Cleared
  
 

The Beverly Turnpike Trail begins at Forest Service Road 9732-112 and ends at the District boundary west of Earl Peak. Trail accesses the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area.

SETTING: Roads, clearcuts (1965), old-growth trees, open hillsides, meadows, stream, subalpine zone.

The first mile of this trail is an abandoned section of road. At Bean Creek (and the junction with Bean Creek Trail 1391.1) it becomes a regular trail, and turns left to climb along Beverly Creek. The trail passes through stands of timber, then into large openings, and eventually in the upper basin into subalpine type timber. The trail continues through a saddle and into the Wenatchee River Ranger District where it descends along Turnpike Creek to Ingalls Creek. Please obey wilderness regulations.

At a Glance

Fees Northwest Forest pass not required at the Beverly trailhead.
Permit Info: Fill out a wilderness permit at the trailhead.
Open Season: Early Summer
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Summer, Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Motorized use prohibited.
Closest Towns: Cle Elum, WA

General Information

Directions:

From Cle Elum, travel east/northeast on Highway 970 for about 8.5 miles. Turn left on Teanaway Road and travel for 7.3 miles. Turn right (north) on North Fork Teanaway Road for 5.8 miles. At the end of the pavement, turn right onto FS Road 9737 and follow it for 3.7 miles to 9737-112. Go north on 112 1.5 miles to the trailhead.


Parking:

There is adequate parking for 15 vehicles.  Stock trailers may wat to park 1/4 mile down road at site of old gravel borrow pit.

No facilities.


Activities


Bicycling

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Hiking

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Horse Riding

Good trail for riding, a few old horse camps in basin.  Camp with horses only in obvious previously used camps. Use an alternative means of overnight hitching rather than directly to trees.

Difficulty Level: Moderate