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North Ridge

Snoqualmie Region > Cle Elum Area
47.1846, -121.1377 Map & Directions
12.5 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
4,500 feet
Highest Point
5,920 feet
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Great trail which has many views, and rarely is crowded. May encounter dirtbikres on trail Continue reading

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Hiking North Ridge

Great trail, which is always in good shape by the dirtbikers. There are many vistas along the way. A lofty goal is to get to the North Ridge Lookout Site, which is at 5920 ft. Views are awesome here. To get to this point it is 12.5 miles RT and 4700 ft gain, which 800 ft of it is on the way back. For the more adventurous, it is another 2 miles(4 miles RT) to Mt Clifty

North Ridge

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Co-ordinates: 47.1846, -121.1377 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 I-90, take exit 78 to Golf Course Road. Continue on Golf Course Road for about 0.8 mile, and at the “T” intersections, take a left onto Westside Drive. In a little under a mile, continue slightly to the right onto Fowler Creek Road.

After approximately 0.8 mile, take a right onto Forest Road 4517, and continue for about half a mile. Take a left onto Forest Road 4517-117, and when at the power lines, follow road to the right. Follow this road to the end and the trailhead for North Ridge, and Big Creek

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Snoqualmie Region > Cle Elum Area

North Ridge (#1321)

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