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Eastern Washington
48.3711, -117.3722 Map & Directions
38.2 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
2,000 feet
Highest Point
4,400 feet
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The Batey-Bould Trail System is 40 miles of motorcycle tracks in the summer and snowmobile tracks in the winter, but it is also a lovely walk through the forest for hikers/snowshoers who go during the week and avoid the motorists. Continue reading

  • Wildflowers/Meadows
  • Mountain views
  • Wildlife

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Hiking Batey-Bould

The Batey-Bould trail system is a network of motorcycle/snowmobile trails in Colville National Forest. With just under 40 miles of trails, the area provides access for motorists with a variety of skill levels, but is especially fun for more advanced riders. The trail is also open to hikers who can brave the noise of the motorists and/or visit on a weekday when there aren't as many people. The trail crosses numerous creeks through a series of bridges and puncheons.

The views from this trail network aren't expansive, but the forest is beautiful with lots of cedar, larch, fir, hemlock, and more. Also be sure to keep an eye out for wildlife tracks like those of mice, birds, and maybe even a few moose. You can also visit the Uptagraph Homestead Site from trail 306. The terrain ranges from meadows to mountain peaks, so be sure to come informed so you don't end up stuck in terrain you aren't familiar with. It is also very popular to connect to the Tacoma Peak Trail or Boulder Mountain trail for more of a challenge and better views.

Hike Description Written by
McKenzie Carlson, WTA Correspondent


Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 48.3711, -117.3722 Open in Google Maps

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

From Newport, follow State Highway 20 north to Cusick. Proceed through Cusick and follow the highway for another half mile to the intersection of Kapps Lane (County Road 2341). This route is marked with large directional signs from Highway 20 to the trailhead. Turn left onto Kapps Lane and follow it for one mile until it intersects with West Calispell Road (County Road 9205). At this intersection, turn right and proceed for two miles to the intersection of West Calispell and Sicley Road (County Road 2341). Turn left onto Sicley Road and follow it for 1.5 miles to the trailhead area which is located on the left side of the road.

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Eastern Washington

Batey-Bould (#306)

Colville National Forest

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