Jelly Springs Trail #3110


Area Status: Open

This trail begins on Diamond Peak off Mt. Misery Trail #3113, and ends at Tucannon River. It descends from Diamond Peak to the Tucannon River. The trail is well maintained, but is characterized by an 8% grade. The trail travels through a dense timber stand.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Access is snow covered
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Trail closed to all motorized and mechanized equipment, including mountain bikes and carts.Weed-free feed is required for stock animals.
Closest Towns: Pomeroy, WA

General Information

Directions:
From Pomeroy, WA, take 15th Street south from State Highway 12. Follow this street out of town and continue for 15 miles to the National Forest boundary. At the forest boundary a cattle guard is crossed and the road will turn to gravel (Forest Road 40). Continue south on Forest Road 40 for 15 miles to the Misery intersection (there is a sign 50 feet before the intersection). Turn right  (westerly direction) on Forest Road 4030. Follow Forest Road 4030 for 5 miles to the Diamond Peak Trailhead.

Minimal parking. Bulletin board and trail signs are available.

From Diamond Trailhead, follow Mt. Misery Trail #3113 for 1.5 miles to Diamond Peak. Jelly Springs Trail takes off to the right.


Activities

Day Hiking

See activity description under Backpacking.
Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Backpacking

This trail is maintained for foot and horse traffic since it lies within the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness. This trail is an access route to the upper portions of the Tucannon drainage. The top portion of the trail is in the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness, which is closed to all motorized equipment. The trail is marked with a sign when it enters the Wilderness. The lower section of the trail is accessible for motorcycles if they enter from the Tucannon or along Bear Creek. The trail offers many camping opportunities and water is accessible for stock. Practice Leave-No-Trace camping ethics. Pack all garbage out.
Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Horse Riding

See activity description under Backpacking.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
4.5 miles

  Elevation : 
4100 - 6200