Copper Butte via Old Stage Trail– Take a historic route to the rooftop of the Kettle River Range

Quick Facts: Location: Kettle River Range Land Agency: Colville National Forest Roundtrip: 6.0 miles Elevation Gain: 1615 feet Contact: Colville National Forest, Three Rivers Ranger District-Kettle Falls Access: From Republic, head east on SR 20 for 21 miles turning left onto FR 2030 (Albion Hill Road). From Kettle Falls, head west on SR 20 for 22 miles turning […]

Columbia Mountain─Historic peak overflows with autumn colors

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!

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

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 […]