Republic, WA Trails and Parks

Republic has 29 trails in the vicinity, including 23 hiking trails and 4 for backpacking. These trails range from 2.3 to 35 miles in length. The most popular trails are Kettle Crest Trail (Backpacking), Emerald Lake Trail and Kettle Crest South Trail. Trails.com member TK L. recently completed Emerald Lake Trail.
  • Swan Lake and Butte TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  2.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Are you looking for a quiet little retreat for you and your dog? A place where the two of you can go on a short hike before or after a day of ...

  • Sherman Pass Scenic BywayView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Republic, WA

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  35 miles
    •  Guide

    A 35-mile highway over the highest maintained mountain pass in Washington. Sherman Pass Scenic Byway travels through the forested Kettle River ...

  • Kettle Crest Trail (Backpacking)View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Republic, WA

    •  3 days
    •  30 miles
    •  Guide

    The Kettle River Range is unlike the rugged mountains familiar to hikers in other parts of Washington. Here there are no icy crags, cirque lakes, ...

  • Fir Mountain TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    For those who venture to this forgotten corner of the Okanogan Highlands, solitude is guaranteed. So are fantastic views from an open summit ...

  • Refrigerator Canyon LoopView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    •  Easy
    •  1.5 to 2 hours, including hike to Nine Mile Falls
    •  27.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This trip samples part of a region that some conservationists want declared either a national monument or something close to a wilderness area ...

  • Sherman Pass Sno-ParkView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    •  2 - 8 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Your backcountry skiing, routefinding, and snowpack awareness skills should be well honed before you do any skiing in the Sherman Pass area. ...

  • Gibraltar TrailView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Pick up the trail in the small campground. Within a few steps, the way splits. The trail left was once the main route—now offering a shortcut. ...

  • Golden Tiger PathwayView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    From the day-use area, head down a stairway to the lakeshore (elev. 3660 ft) to pick up the trail, and start hiking right. Pass a swimming area ...

  • Fir MountainView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail starts in a forest of big firs and larches, slowly descending to a narrow valley cut by Granite Creek (elev. 3725 ft). At 0.5 mile, ...

  • Maple MountainView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Starting from a former car campground, now a picnic area, hike north along Sweat Creek into a cool forest, coming to a junction at a stile at ...

  • Clackamas MountainView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  9.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Under a cool canopy of large ponderosa pines and western larches, the good trail continues to gain elevation along a couple of sweeping switchbacks. ...

  • Ferry Lake CampgroundView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Republic, WA

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    I’ve chosen Ferry Lake over Swan Lake as the place to camp along the Sanpoil River drainage south of Republic. Swan Lake has become the gathering ...

  • Emerald Lake TrailView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    If you and your canine are itching for an early season adventure in Kettle Country, Emerald Lake should soothe that itch. Located in the heart ...

  • Kettle Crest South TrailView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    •  2 days
    •  13.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A national recreation trail, Kettle Crest Trail 13 traverses the spine of the high Kettles from just south of White Mountain all the way to the ...

  • Barnaby Buttes TrailView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a straightforward hike to one of the loneliest summits on the Kettle Crest. It also offers one of the easiest approaches to the lofty ...

  • Snow Peak Cabin TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of my favorite hikes in the Kettles. It’s short and sweet, instantly putting you into the high country. This entire hike is within ...

  • Wapaloosie Mountain TrailView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  5 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the highest summits on the Kettle Crest, Wapaloosie Mountain offers extensive views and some of the finest alpine meadows in eastern Washington. ...

  • Copper Butte TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  6 hours
    •  9.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Marcus Trail should provide you and your pup with a lonely trek into the heart of the Kettles. The view alone from Copper Butte is worth ...

  • Mount Leona TrailView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    An easy climb, Mount Leona offers far-reaching views and a chance for you and your dog to explore some lonely country. That’s the good news. ...

  • Big Lick TrailView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  5 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    What hiking dog wouldn’t be interested in a trail called Big Lick? But before you get your best buddy all worked up, this trail isn’t lined with ...

  • Thirteenmile CanyonView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    Venture through some of the most lonely, rugged, and spectacular backcountry in northeastern Washington. Traverse a deep and narrow canyon ?anked ...

  • Sherman PeakView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    •  3.5 hours
    •  6.9 miles
    •  Guide

    From the highest pass in the state accessible by paved road, climb just under 3.5 miles to this rocky, prominent Kettle Crest peak in the Colville ...

  • Sherman Peak Loop (Kettle Crest South)View Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    •  4 hours or overnight
    •  5.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This southern section of the 43-mile Kettle Crest National Recreation Trail heads south from Sherman Pass on State Highway 20 and goes 13 miles ...

  • Columbia Mountain Loop (Kettle Crest North)View Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The loop trip around Columbia Mountain could be considered a delicious meal in itself, or a juicy appetizer for future expeditions on the 30-mile ...

  • Old Stage Road & Midnight Ridge LoopView Trail Details

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    Republic, WA

    •  6 hours or overnight
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    The national recreation trail that rolls 30 miles along the crest of the Kettle River Mountains north from Highway 20 at Sherman Pass can be ...