Columbia Mountain─Historic peak overflows with autumn colors

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Quick Facts: Location: Kettle River Range, Sherman Pass Land Agency: Colville National Forest Roundtrip: 8.0 miles Elevation Gain: 1,360 feet Access: From Republic travel east 17 miles on SR 20 to trailhead at Sherman Pass. From Kettle Falls, follow SR 20 for 26 west miles to Sherman Pass. Contact: Colville National Forest, Republic Ranger District Good […]

Frenchman Coulee — This Canyon above the Columbia River C’est magnifique!

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Quick Facts: Location: Columbia River Basin Land Agency: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Roundtrip: 4.0 miles Elevation gain: 100 feet Contact: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Columbia Basin Wildlife Area (Moses Lake) Notes: Discover Pass required Access: Follow I-90 to Exit 143 and head north onto Silica Road driving 0.8 mile. Turn left […]

Abercrombie Mountain– Northeast Washington’s second highest summit is first rate when it comes to views

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Quick Facts: Location: Abercrombie-Hooknose Roadless Area, Selkirk Mountains Land Agency: Colville National Forest Roundtrip: 7.4 miles Elevation gain: 2,300 feet Contact: Colville National Forest, Three Rivers Ranger District (Colville) (509) 684-3711 Notes: Access road requires high clearance vehicle Access: From Colville, Washington travel north on Aladdin Road (CR 9435) for 25 miles. Turn right on […]

Gibraltar Trail– New trail offers wildflowers and solid views

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Quick Facts: Location: Colville National Forest, Ferry County, Wa Land Agency: National Forest Service Roundtrip: 3.2 miles Elevation gain: 550 feet Contact: Colville National Forest, Republic Ranger District Notes: Trail is currently under construction. Check with ranger district on progress, changes and/or closures. Once completed, trail will be a loop over 12 miles long with […]