Kachess Beacon Trail

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Washington

Elevation Gain926ft
Trailhead Elevation3,749ft
Elevation Min/Max3749/4615ft
Elevation Start/End3749/3749ft

Kachess Beacon Trail

Kachess Beacon Trail is a hiking trail in Kittitas County, Washington. It is within Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 3,749 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 926 feet. The trail ends near the Kachess Beacon tower. This trail connects with the following: Kachess Ridge Trail.

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Hiking through History Washington (Falcon Guides)
Nathan and Jeremy Barnes
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"This 4.7-mile loop hike travels up to the site of a retired airway beacon. The Kachess Ridge Trail #1315 immediately begins to ascend the steep slopes of the Silver Creek drainage. Firs, pines, and underbrush line this first portion of the trail but quickly thin to reveal glimpses of the rocky cliffs of nearby Easton Ridge. Occasional talus fields offer wider views. Depending on the time of year, the hike’s fist wildflowers appear here and hint at the abundance to come." Read more

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Trail Information

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Nearby City
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Skill Level
Cle Elum Ranger District, 803 W. 2nd St., Cle Elum, WA 98922; (509) 852-1100 or (425) 888-1421; fs.usda.gov/okawen
Local Contacts
USGS Kachess Lake; Green Trails Map #208 (Kachess Lake)
Local Maps

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Dec 2018