Taneum Lake Trail #1380

Area Status: Not Cleared

The Taneum Lake Trail begins at Forest Road 31 and ends at Taneum Lake. The trail heads downhill on a gentle grade, curving along the mountainside through old-growth forest and some small meadows to the lake, which lies in a timbered bowl below the ridgeline.

SETTING: Old-growth forest, meadow, lake.

At a Glance

Fees No passes required at trailhead.
Open Season: Summer
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Hiker only.
Closest Towns: Ellensburg
Passes: No passes required at trailhead.

General Information


From I-90 Exit 93 southeast of Cle Elum, WA, take the county road east and then west to Taneum Road 33. Then go west to Forest Road 3330 and southwest to 3120. Turn right onto 3120 and head west to 3100 and follow it past Frost Mountain to the trailhead just past the 120 spur road.



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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy