Meadow Creek Trail #3123

Area Status: Open

This trail begins at Meadow Creek Trailhead and ends on Forest Service Road 4608 and is maintained for ATV, motorbikes, mountain bikes, foot, and horse user groups. The trail follows along Meadow Creek for 3 miles before it climbs in elevation to the Godman area.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Toilets,Parking
Open Season: June - November
Usage: Light-Medium
Closest Towns: Dayton, WA
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Meadow Creek Trailhead.
Information Center: Pomeroy Ranger District 

General Information


From U.S. Highway 12, west of Dayton, WA, turn south on to the Tucannon River Road. Follow the Tucannon for approximately 32 miles to where road Y's at the confluence of the Panjab Creek to the Tucannon. Stay right on Forest Service Road 4713 for 4.25 miles to end of road.


Mountain Biking

Recreation areas with activity Mountain Biking: See activity description under Backpacking.

Day Hiking

Recreation areas with activity Day Hiking: See activity description under Backpacking.
Difficulty Level: More Difficult


Recreation areas with activity Backpacking: ATTRACTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS:This is one of the first trails opened in the spring for travel, but is extremely wet and muddy. There are a few nice spots for camping along the trail. It does link together the Panjab and Godman areas. Since this trail is used by a variety of user groups, caution is recommended while traveling. Practice Leave-No-Trace camping ethics. Pack all garbage out.
Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Horse Riding

Recreation areas with activity Horse Riding: See activity description under Backpacking.

OHV Trail Riding

Recreation areas with activity OHV Trail Riding: See activity description under Backpacking.


Parking: Northwest Forest Pass Required
Toilets: VAULT

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
8.5 miles

  Elevation : 
3800 - 5400