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Scatter Creek - Methow Valley RD Trailhead

Area Status: Not Cleared

This forested trailhead provides access to:  Scatter Creek Trail in Twisp River area which enters Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness and to the Twisp River Trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current conditions information
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Fee charged for some activities,Toilets,Parking
Fees Recreation pass is required. A $5/vehicle/day pass is available for purchase at nearby Gilbert trailhead.
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Best Season: July-August
Busiest Season: August
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply. Certified weed-free hay required on national forest land (processed grains are okay).
Closest Towns: Twisp, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: A Recreation Pass is required. ($5/vehicle/day Northwest Forest Pass can be purchased from a self-pay station provided at the trailhead). 
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District

General Information


From Twisp, drive west on Twisp River Road (county road 9114) for 12 miles, the road then becomes Forest Service Road 44. Travel about 4 miles on Forest Service Road 44 to where road becomes Forest Service Road 4440 when the road becomes a gravel road. Drive about 3.4 miles on road 4440 to the trailhead road on right (Forest Service Road 4440-395) turn right and go short distance to trailhead parking.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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Interpretive Site
Fee charged for some activities recreation pass required on vehicle