North Fork Twentymile Trail #560


The first 0.5 miles of trail is on the old road bed. The trail begins in timber and maintains a steady uphill climb as it ascends the valley of Honeymoon Creek. Much of this trail burned over in a 2006 wildfire. The upper portion of the trail is above timberline.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open
Fees No fee. Northwest Forest Pass is not needed on this trail.
Open Season: June
Best Season: June-July
Restrictions: No motorized vehicles.
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Winthrop drive the West Chewuch Road north about 20 miles to Camp Four Campground. Cross the bridge on Forest Service Road 5110. In 0.5 miles turn left on Forest Service Road 700. Drive 2.0 miles to the trailhead.



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Highlights: The two buildings on top are a study in comparative history. A modern lookout tower stands next to its 1920's counterpart - an old log cabin groundhouse. This lookout site is no longer staffed though it has a commanding view of the upper Chewack drainage. One can see the First Butte Lookout to the south. Specific Hazards/Difficulties: The trail has a southern exposure and can be hot and dry in the summer. Be sure to carry water or obtain it before the halfway point. There is a small spring 0.5 miles north of the summit.

Day Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
5.7 miles/9.5 km

  Elevation : 
3200 feet - 7437 feet


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