Lookout Ridge Trail #423

Area Status: Not Cleared
  
 

At approximately 1 mile, where the Lookout Mountain Trail #412 reaches the ridge, the Lookout Ridge Trail begins. The route is difficult to locate and searching will be necessary, not signed and un-maintained other than occasional cutting out of trees on the route. The trail is on the ridge, so if sections of tread disappear, just keep on going and you'll soon be back on track. This ridge goes up and down, finally terminating on Forest Service Road 43 Buttermilk-Libby Road (aabout 1 mile east of Blackpine Lake road junction.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Not maintained and difficult to follow in places.  Current conditions information
Fees No trail pass required.
Open Season: Late May
Restrictions: Certified weed-free hay required on national forest land. Proccessed grains okay
Closest Towns: Twisp, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: No pass required
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District

General Information

Directions: From Twisp take Okanogan County Road 9114 (Twisp River Road) for 0.2 miles to County Road 1065 (Lookout Mountain Road) for 27 miles, continue on Forest Service Road 4400-200 for 4.27 miles to its end. Take the Lookout Mountain Trail #412 for about 1 mile, until the ridge is reached.

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