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Basalt Ridge

Central Cascades

Location

Central Cascades -- Stevens Pass - East
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Length

17.0 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 4900 ft.
Highest Point: 7400 ft.

Rating

3.00 out of 5

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass
 
 

The Basalt Ridge Trail is 8.5 miles long, and is used primarily by hikers, mountain bikers, and stock users. It begins at the Basalt Ridge Trailhead on Chiwawa River Road 6200, and ends at the Garland Peak Trail.

The Basalt Ridge Trail leaves Finner Creek Campground and meanders a mile or so through the forest before kicking into high gear and beginning to steepen over the next few miles. After the first 3 miles from the trailhead, it follows a scenic ridgeline. Water is scarce on this route, so carry all you need.

 

Basalt Ridge

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.9509, -120.7685 Open map in new window

Trailhead

Central Cascades -- Stevens Pass - East

Basalt Ridge (#1515)

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Wenatchee River Ranger District

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Getting There

From Leavenworth, take Highway 2 west for about 15 miles. Turn right onto WA-207 North and travel 4.4 miles. Turn right onto Chiwawa Loop Road and go about 0.5 miles. Take the second left on to Chiwawa River Road/Forest Road 6200. Follow Chiwawa River/Forest Road 6200 for about 13.5 miles. The trailhead will be on your right.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass
 

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