Lightning Creek Trail

Twisp, Washington 98856

Lightning Creek Trail

Lightning Creek Trail Professional Review and Guide

"Highlights: Climb on easy road; descend on moderate, long singletrack. The trail melts out early and is on the dry eastern side of the Methow Valley. Tread: 6.4 miles on singletrack; 8.9 miles on gravel road.

Go south out of Twisp on Washington 20, turning left toward Loup Loup Pass at 2.5 miles from the center ofTwisp. At 5.5 miles turn left onto Beaver Creek Road. At 11.5 miles you will reach the junction of Volstead Creek and South Fork Beaver Creek Roads. Park there."

Lightning Creek Trail Reviews

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9/23/2008
Great trail. A few sand traps but not too bad. I rode up the trail instead of the road.
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Trail Information

Twisp
Nearby City
15.3
Distance
2,600 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Technical Difficulty
Moderate
Physical Difficulty
3 to 4 hours
Duration
Late spring through fall
Season
2,700 feet
Trailhead Elevation
5,250 feet
Top Elevation
Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest, Methow Ranger District
Local Contacts
Green Trails, Twisp, WA-No. 84; Green Trails, Loup Loup, WA-No. 85; USFS Twisp Ranger District map
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