Fishhook Flat Trail #1378


The Fishhook Flat Trail begins at South Fork Taneum Trail #1367 and ends at the North Fork Taneum Trail #1377, crossing over Taneum Ridge in the process.

SETTING: Meadow, stream, old-growth trees, ridgetop, riparian zone.

On leaving Trail 1367, this trail climbs steadily through forest to the top of Taneum Ridge and a junction with Taneum Ridge Trail 1363. Just past that, it crosses Road 3300, and begins descending to Fishhook Flat (a meadow). Beyond there, it continues over a small ridge and descends to a crossing of North Fork Taneum Creek, and ends at the junction with North Fork Taneum Trail 1377.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Opens for motorized use June 15, 2017
Operational Hours: Closed to motorized use through June 15. Seasonal closure in effect yearly April 1 through June 15. This trail may open prior to June 15 if conditons permit. It will be posted open on the ground and on this site at that time.
Fees Northwest Forest Pass is not required at trailhead.
Open Season: Summer - Late Fall
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Quad use prohibited.
Closest Towns: Ellensburg
Passes: Northwest Forest Pass is not required at trailhead.

General Information


From Cle Elum, WA, take S Cle Elum Way to Madison Ave in South Cle Elum 1.1 mile. Take Westside Rd, Forest Roads 3350, 119, 133 and 135 to Forest Road 3300 at about 16 miles.



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Mountain Biking

Difficult steep trail with sections requiring walking the bicycle.  Use Road 3300 to climb and this trail can be an enjoyable downhill trail.

Difficulty Level: More to Most Difficult


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