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Cle Elum, Washington is the hub to some of the best trail heads in the state of Washington. Cle Elum has hundreds of miles of trails close by, this is why Cle Elum, Washington, is known as a recreation hub for the Pacific Northwest. Summer is one of our most popular times for folks to hit the trails, however we feature many year-round hiking options to explore. With a fantastic four-season climate and 260 sunny days each year, Cle Elum is one of the best places in the entire northwest to choose for your next hike. It is nearly impossible to sum up the hiking opportunities in Cle ELum, Washington, we invite you to hike every trail listed below. We look forward to seeing you soon. Please share your experiences with us on our social media links below.

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    Baldy Mountain
    Central Washington
    Washington 98922
    Baldy Mountain is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Click here for directions and more information.
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    Big Creek
    Big Creek Rd
    Cle Elum, WA 98922
    Wonder past streams, a deep canyon and old-growth trees on the Big Creek Trail. Located in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, this narrow, rocky trial provides a challenge for adventurous hikers.

    From I-90, take exit 78 which is west of Cle Elum. Continue south on county road and at the 'T' intersection, take a left across canal to Fowler Creek Road. Then, take a right on Forest Road 4517 and continue to the end of the road.
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    Cle Elum Lake, Wenatchee National Forest
    803 West 2nd Street
    Cle Elum, WA 98922
    509-852-1100
    Cle Elum Dam and Lake, of the Yakima Project, are on the Cle Elum River 8 miles northwest of Cle Elum, Washington. Cle Elum, Kachess, and Keechelus reservoirs are in the Wenatchee National Forest. Camping, swimming, boating, picnicking, and fishing are available at all three reservoirs especially in the streams below the dams. Available fish species are lake trout, kokanee, and rainbow trout.   View More Details
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    Coal Mines Trailhead
    Snoqualmie Region
    Cle Elum, WA 98922
    Off of I-90 at Exit 84, travel down First Street until you hit the first stop light at First and South Cle Elum Way. Take a left and park next to Flag Pole Park on the right side of the Road. From there walk across Second Street to access the trailhead.
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    Davis Peak
    Snoqualmie Region
    Cle Elum, WA 98922
    Davis Peak is a challenging hike with a big payoff: a 360-degree panorama of more than 10 Cascades peaks. Click here for more information.

    From I-90, take exit 80 and drive 16.6 miles north, past Cle Elum Lake, to FR 4330. Veer right for 1.6 miles to the Paris Creek trailhead. Drive, or park and walk, 0.25 miles on rocky FR 134 to the trailhead.
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    DeRoux Trailhead
    Snoqualmie Region
    Salmon La Sac/Teanaway
    From Cle Elum, WA follow Highway 903 east for 2 miles. Continue straight onto Highway 970 and follow for 6.5 miles. Turn left on Teanaway Road North Fork and follow for 13 miles. Then stay right on Forest Road 9737 and follow for about 8 miles to the trailhead.
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    Domerie Peak
    Snoqualmie Region
    Cle Elum, WA 98922
    Domerie Peak Trail is a 5.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as difficult and is primarily used for hiking and trail running. Click here for directions and more information.
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    French Cabin Creek
    Snoqualmie Region
    Salmon La Sac/Teanaway
    French Cabin Creek is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until October. Click here for directions and more information.
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    Granite Creek Trail
    Snoqualmie Region
    North Bend Area
    Granite Creek courses north into the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River. Park at the spacious trailhead just south of FR 56's concrete bridge over the Middle Fork. The trail starts southeast over a broad, graveled surface and quickly gets to work gaining the 880 feet of elevation between the trailhead and the first junction. Click here for directions and more information.
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    Hex Mountain Trail
    Salmon La Sac Rd
    Ronald, WA 98940
    Hex Mountain Trail is a 6.9-mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cle Elum Lake that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.
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    Iron Bear-Teanaway Ridge Trail
    Snoqualmie Region
    Salmon La Sac/Teanaway
    Iron Bear-Teanaway Ridge Trail is a 7.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Cle Elum that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail best used from June until October and is primarily used for hiking, but you may come across horseback riders or mountain bikers as well. Click here for directions and more information.
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    Jack Creek Snowshoe
    Snoqualmie Region
    Cle Elum, WA 98922
    Jack Creek Road spans 14.7 miles from the North Fork Teanaway River Road to Hwy 97. The long and mostly flat road can be used for snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing when the weather permits.

    From I-90 E, take exit 85 near Cle Elum to get onto WA-970 North. Stay on WA-970 North for approximately 7 miles to Teanaway Road. Take a right, and after about 7.3 miles, continue straight onto North Fork Teanaway Road. In around 5.4 miles, you will find Jack Creek Fishery on the left and Forest Road 9738 Blue Creek/Jack Creek on the right.
    joe,watt,canyon,cle,elum
    Joe Watt Canyon
    Kittitas Reclamation District Rd
    Ellensburg, WA 98926
    North Canyon Trail to Joe Watt Trail Loop is a 12.3-mile loop trail that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and mountain biking.

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    Lake Cle Elum, Last Resort
    14254 Salmon La Sac Rd
    Ronald, WA 98940
    509-649-2222
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    Click here for info on Lake Cle Elum.
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    Navaho Pass Trail
    Snoqualmie Region
    Salmon La Sac/Teanaway
    The Navaho Pass offers just about everything you want in a hike, from wildflowers to fascinating geology and just enough elevation gain to keep interest. Click here for directions and more information.

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    Palouse To Cascades State Park Trail
    150 Lake Eastern State Park Road
    Easton, WA 98925
    website,link,for,palouse,to,cascades,state,park,trail View Website
    Palouse To Cascades State Park Trail is a 1,612-acre park that was once part of the path of the Chicago-Milwaukee-St. Paul-Pacific Railroad. More than 100 miles of trail extends from Cedar Falls to the Columbia River. High trestles provide spectacular views of the valley below.

    Discover Pass: A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to state parks for day use. For more information about the Discover Pass and exemptions, please visit the Discover Pass web page.
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    Peoh Point
    Snoqualmie Region
    Cle Elum, WA 98922
    Peoh Point offers 180-degree views of the Cle Elum Valley and the Stuart Range from atop a 2,000-foot cliff. Click here for more information.

    From South Cle Elum follow South Cle Elum Way across the river, turn right on Madison Avenue just before the 'T' in the road. Turn left on 6th which becomes Westside Road. In a short distance watch for a paved road to the left with a sigh - Peoh Point 10 miles. Turn there onto FR 3350. At the top of the ridge, two miles short of the lookout is a 5-way intersection. Park here.
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    Rat Pack Trail
    Main Ridge Rd
    Cle Elum, WA 98922
    Rat Pac Trail is a 6.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking and is best used from March until October.
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    Red Mountain
    Snoqualmie Region
    Snoqualmie Pass WA
    Discover an amazing 360-degree panorama of the various peaks in the Snoqualmie Pass area when you climb the red west slope of Red Peak.

    The trailhead starts conveniently form the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) parking log just off I-90. The first 2.5 miles are on the PCT trail. At the junction, stay left on the Commonwealth trail, 1033. Continue for another 2.5 miles, first climbing gradually, then more steeply through a number of switchbacks. Click here to find directions and more information.
    red,top,lookout,cle,elum
    Red Top Lookout
    Snoqualmie Region
    Salmon La Sac/Teanaway
    This is a quick, 1-mile trail moderately trafficked trail located near Cle Elum that offers the chance to see wildlife and is perfect for all skill levels, including kids. This hike offers a look at a still operational fire lookout that was built in 1952. The trail is best used from June until October. Click here for directions and more information.
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    Roslyn Urban Forest
    Woodlandrea - Starts in Roslyn at the Coal Mines Trail and head east on gravel area.
    Roslyn, WA
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    Silver Creek Tie
    Snoqualmie Region
    Cle Elum, WA 98922
    Once you get past that first mile it levels out, the creek provides a soundtrack, and the meadows begin. There are tons of flowers, old man's beard on the trees, and little creek crossings to keep cool. We saw two piles of relatively fresh bear scat, but no other wildlife.
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    Thorp Mountain Lookout
    Snoqualmie Region
    Salmon La Sac/Teanaway
    Thorp Mountain Lookout is a 6.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is best used from June until October. Click here for directions and more information.
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    Wilson Creek
    Snoqualmie Region
    Cle Elum, WA 98922
    Beginning at a large intersection of Forest Service road 3500, the Wilson Creek Trail meanders along a plateau of lodgepole pines. At the end of this trail, you'll be at the junction with the High Creek trail and further adventures.
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    For a full list of trails, maps and guides, visit the Cle Elum Visitor's Center on 1st Street.

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