The Naches Wagon Trail was first crossed by settlers in covered wagons in 1853. With more than 8 Naches trails covering 4037 miles, you’re bound to find a perfect trail like the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail or Cowiche Canyon Trail. He had a Jeep CJ5 as his first 4x4 but back in the 80's there wasn't a lot of hype and add-on parts as there are today. If you running this trail from West to East: The only way to get to Camp Urich is via the Naches trail or by foot on the Pacific Crest Trail. This is an intersection with an unnamed NF road. The trail is primarily used for ohv/off road driving. We look forward to seeing you all on the trail next summer. Lodging is available in the town of Enumclaw, WA at the beginning of the trail and in the town of Naches, WA at the end of the trail. Go left on NF-19 and drive about 12 miles out to Hwy 410. I'm talking about inches. We avoided 2 hill climbs (were going to save them for the next day) at the beginning, but besides that, we did the rest of the trail. Hikers using the Pacific Crest Trail have been rerouted out the area. She sported a lifted Jeep JKU with a roof rack she had to keep an eye on. Enough obstacles to challenge veterans, and enough bypasses for rookies. Easy on the lower trails, and medium difficulty in the moutains. This trail has been re-written to show that change. This trail is very popular and you can expect to run into other rigs and motorcycles coming in the opposite direction. Another road will intersect at mile marker 3.9, Stay left and continue on NF-70. Trail 684 and Trail 941 run together now until the end. One of the drivers was sporting a brand new Jeep JL with no suspension mods and he did just fine. Starting point 2 would be considered a good place for an intermediate drivers and starting point 3 would be for stock or beginner drivers. Stay on 12 to Chinook Pass, drive about 20-25 miles, go past Whistlin Jack's lodge, continue for 4-5 miles, and turn right off the road where the sign says "Little Naches." I don't know how deep so play at your own risk. This is a difficult OHV trail that is not for any rig larger than a standard jeep. The trail is fairly easy for most 4x4 vehicles and does not require any special equipment. Stay tuned for a trail review being conducted on 7/18/20 with a group of Trailsoffroad subscribers, should be a busy day. Lots of surface trail scratches, but nothing buffing won't take out. Trail was fun, as usual. Potential rocks and/or tree stumps less than 12" tall and/or vertical ledges less than 12" tall and/or near vertical ledges or waterfalls less than 24" inches. This start point starts out with about a 200 yard, 45-degree hill climb that most rigs with aggressive aftermarket tires will not have trouble with. Lightly Modified 4X4 (Small Lift and Larger Tires). Q: Can you take a Polaris Rzr on the natches trail? It has a little of everything. I would NOT rate the trail easy. While you are crossing over the pass try to imagine wagon trains pulled by Oxen struggling across the same terrain. Attempted the trail on a DR650 and KLR250. Hours of Operation: 24 hours – Open to wheeled vehicles only from July 15th to … Our Rubicon of course has front and rear lockers and sway bar disconnect. We want you to know what you are getting into before you are either bored or scared to death. That's all it's about. We STUNK like a dead skunk in the middle of the road (remember that song… you got yer dead cat and you got yer dead dog. Finding this website and authoring trail write-ups has really enhanced this sport for him. From this point continue on the gravel FS-70. You will pass one sign on the left that says Naches Trail (This is the first entrance to the Lower Naches. The cabin was built in 1992 by a local snowmobile club in tribute to one of their members. It is at this point that a cabin was built that is free for use to all. My only regret is not doing the whole thing (hill climbs included), as we ended up heading home the next day without doing the hill climbs (just ran out of time). There are three separate starting points to the Naches Trail. Can be steep. There is additional camping on FS-70 on the way to the trailhead, on FS-1914, and many great camping locations on the Little Naches River rd FS-19 at the end of the trail. Expect snow conditions. The most popular and the one that we recommend most is Camp Urich at Government Meadows. We noticed where even slightly wider rigs would have to go through or over an obstacle, where we could squeeze by. Typically, more rock or undulated road surface. It’s only open to vehicles that are highway licensed. If you're a novice dirt rider I would stay clear. This is a great spot to bring the family to camp for the night. Plenty of spots where side hill degree was 30% or higher. If you are thinking about this trail and are ready for some serious adventure and beautiful scenery then pick a bright sunny day and you won't be disappointed. Our rig was a 2014 JKUR 6 speed with a 3.5" lift and 35" tires. The ratings assume the driver has off-road driving experience. There is a bypass on the left. The cabin is nestled between the Pacific Coast hiking trail which starts in Mexico and ends in Canada. The trail is about 12.26 miles in length so allow about 4 hours to complete. On a moonlight night you got yer dead toad frog. Tonasket Ranger District is now part of … Every year in July the NWFJCC goes out exploring. This cabin is unfurnished, has no power, but will sleep 20-40 people comfortably. The main reason being a lot of what we encountered would be impassible in a stock vehicle. Please be careful on blind corners. The road here is NF 19. Post in this group information about trail conditions and trail work completed or needed. Since we weren’t familiar with the trail and conditions were bad we decided to skip the very first section and jump on at “start point 2” referenced in the rail guide. This is the road up to the beginning of the Naches Trail. There are no more hill climbs and off-camber sections to worry about. Greenwater, Washington. There are many locations to camp along the trail. Starting point 3 and beyond will be suitable for stock 4x4 vehicles. All in all, it was a fantastic experience. This rock ledge is a lot of fun as you can't see the bottom as you inch your rig out and over the ledge. Take it slow, think your lines through, and you’ll be fine! In my case, I have a triple roof rack system on my rig, and I was way more concerned about hanging that rack on a tree or root ball over any body damage, because of the amount of off camber situations near said items. Mud bog. By Dannomanno, May 31, 2010 in Off Road. Thanks Aaron Houk for the trip report and movie. He is originally from Upstate New York but after being stationed in Washington knew immediately that this part of the county felt like home. These are some wonderful mountain meadows that are just beautiful in the spring with all the flowers blooming. The great Naches is finally open! Baker Highway (SR 542) Northern Olympic Peninsula (DNR): ... Main Entrance Road. Naches Trail is officially closed for all four wheel drive vehicles for the season due to high amounts of snowfall. It was worth the trip! Another novice driver to this kind of "Western Washington" wheeling was Heather Galvin. The second entrance starts with a more difficult climb that has a unique obstacle in the middle. It is tight through the trees, extremely steep, off camber, and covered in slippery clay. Starting Point: The trail is fairly easy for most 4x4 vehicles and does not require any special equipment. Start Point- 9:00am at Enumclaw Safeway parking lot. This system provides access for camping, hunting, wildlife viewing, and ATV and off-road vehicle riding, while protecting sensitive habitat from damage caused by motorized vehicles. There is a bypass on the left. Naches Trail will close for the season on November 15, 2015. Naches Pass 4×4 Run Hosted by Eastern Washington Off Road Report and photos by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Off Road On Saturday July 19th, 2008, everyone met up at Lost Meadow off FS1906 for the annual summer … Continue reading → Lift kit and tires are a must simply due to how deep the ruts were in a lot of places. Forest rangers take their rubicon's through this trail. There are also some really fun side adventures just off the trail that are well worth checking out. Drove the trail in an FJ starting from the first start point. Continue straight across. The pavement ends at mile marker 10.7. This 12.26-mile trail takes you from Western Washington to Eastern Washington, while crossing over the Naches Pass. 2,400+ off-road trails. This trail is very tight and has some technical locations where you are going to want lockers and some good wheel travel. We ran Naches last night for the first time. Everyone is welcome to attend. At approximately 9 miles from hwy 410 on FS70 the road makes a very hard hairpin turn to the right. We went in a train of 3 vehicles. The last entrance is less technical and the more common entrance to the Naches Trail. I would *definitely* rate this trail higher than"2-4". I was fortunate to be able to tag along with the trail mapper, Michael Graham. The trails range from easy and smooth single track to narrow and rugged 4x4 trails with off camber sections. This is an Intersection with NF-1913. It is a shared location so you may be spending the night with others. Better documented starting points and soon a new movie. She did great though admitting she was nervous on the first hillclimb. Had a couple folks get wood wedged in their tire/rim! Lastly, and oddly enough, the width of the stock XJ was a benefit to a lot of obstacles. Participated in a Bill Burke/Mule Expedition course and this was the Day 1 trail. Photos by Clay Graham & ? This is a trail intersection of an unknown forest service road. He presently owns a Process Service Company in Tacoma. Q: At #20 you state you turn onto FR-1911. For a clockwise hike of the Naches Peak Loop Trail, follow the trail from the picnic area to Chinook Pass and the Pacific Crest Trail. Continue straight. This trail can get muddy early or late in the season. Great day on Naches Pass Trail with CapitalCityKrawlers! This trail was written with three starting points. All vehicles would've benefited greatly from lockers (ours already had them), but nobody hit a section that they couldn't get passed without them. We hit the trail on opening weekend in our brand new (to us) JLU '18 Rubicon, and it was our rig's inaugural run. This is a really fun trail. It rolls through deep dark forests up to high mountain meadows with beautiful views of surrounding valleys, canyons and views of Mt. All of us scraped skid plates at one point or another, but nothing that left regrettable damage. Having spent most of our years in the high desert, this was our first time on any terrain like this. Dannomanno 1 Dannomanno 1 USMB Regular; Members; 1 59 posts; Yakima; Posted May 31, 2010. This trail intersects the Pacific Crest Trail that is a hiking trail from Mexico to Canada. There are outhouse facilities located behind the cabin. Take a left and continue the trail on the other side of the bridge on the right. There are several scenic viewpoints that provide excellent views of Mt. Rainier.. All made it through relatively unscathed. Also, due to the muddy conditions, all of the vehicles in our party had to winch through one spot. I maybe wrong though can you confirm? Thanks. The trail is fairly easy for most 4x4 vehicles and does not require any special equipment. This trail to the left goes up on top of the ridge to a very nice campground area. This trail is temporarily closed from Govt meadows and East to the Naches River drainage by the Naches Ranger District due to a forest fire in the Jungle Creek area of the Little Naches River drainage. Ultimately, only a few wagon trains ever made the difficult ascent to … It is another hill climb that can be a little tricky as about halfway up there is a stump on the right and the trail is off-camber. If you are new to the sport or just looking for someone to show you the trails he would love to hear from you. At this point, the Naches trail takes the name of Trail 684. This is an exceptionally picturesque area, and it is easy to get fantastic photos here. This is Start point 3. Later the name was applied to the route from Walla Walla to Steilacoom, as an extension of the Oregon Trail. There are a few areas that you will pass that are popular target practice areas, Do not be alarmed if you hear gunfire. The worst is the small stumps in the tight turns that you can not see in addition it should be a one way trail. You will notice a smaller and less used road straight ahead. Nothing the XJ couldn't handle, but it was close and some unavoidable tires hitting the wheel wells in spots. He did a tour in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. This is the end of the trail. The mud section in the trees was fun. View detailed trail descriptions, trail maps, reviews, photos, trail itineraries, directions and more on … Went out today with a stock XJ. Explore the most popular ohv / off road driving trails near Naches with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you. However, don't plan on doing this trail again until we get a lift and bigger tires! Miles upon miles of forested trails and mud, rock crawling through rugged terrain—get your dose of adrenaline from one of America's many… Read More >>> 5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in … Just after the Dewey Lake viewpoint, the Pacific Crest Trail comes to a junction with the Naches Peak Loop trail. All terrain tires necessary. and spur roads 1902 & 1903 are also closed currently being evacuated. This is a great place for overnight adventures. Unknown Trail intersection....Stay to the left. I haven't explored this trail on the right. Presentation I'll be back out there as soon as time allows. The trail gets pretty mild from here. There is a flat gravel area to the left that is a popular site to air down and disconnect the sway bars. Rainier. Drivers will accept the assistance of other drivers, will drive under control and at speeds that will keep tires in contact with the trail. Definitely planning next year to go east to west. All others in our group were open diff. This trail follows an old wagon trail that was used by settlers in the early 1800s to the summit over the mountain pass into western Washington. He was an outstanding guide to go with. Description - Trail Location - Naches, WA Manager - USFS PNW Manager - Jim Putnam - email@example.com Status - Trail to copper city is part of the naches usfs district and is subject to the forests guidelines as to when open and closed.Typically snow blocks the access road until late June early July and closes the trail as early as October for safety concerns on the open sidehill area. 1.6K likes. This trail continues on past Lily Lake. We started at the lower portion and ended up on the east side! Keep a lookout on FB if you want to tag along with him. This will lead you to a small more difficult section of the trail. The trail is open for snowmobiling in the winter months. Naches Pass Trail. We took a short run up the day before (mud pit - # 4 above) on fully inflated tires, and while we still made it through, it was pretty slick. If so is there a parking area to leave my truck and trailer? But this off-road adventure was planned as a relaxing jaunt over the pass with Other Paul. Weather permitting expected date to re-open to four wheel drive vehicles is June 15, 2016. Three days of off-road adventure trail dust, smokey fires, sweaty cloths, sleeping bags, bug spray and it was way too clear… everyone was getting a little campy. We had a fantastic day and the trail was in excellent condition. Hit the trail just as it got dark. #4 Horsetail Falls - 50 ft. (approximately 1 mile on Little Naches Road 1900; north side about 100 ft. from road). At mile marker 14.1 there will be a brown wooden sign with yellow letters on the left that says, "Naches Trail" (This is the second entrance to the Lower Naches Trail) take a left off FS-70 and onto FS-7065. Naches Trail Located just about an hour outside Renton in Greenwater, Washington is the awesome off-road trail known as Naches Trail. Thank you Heather for the trip report and your support. I did not do the funny rocks as that is just buggy stuff. 10237 Highway 12 Naches, ... Naches Trail Kaner Flat Lily Pond Lake CJR's Hideout Milk Lake FT 686 Summit Funny Rocks Moon Rocks Ravens Roost Rimrock Area (26 trails) Rattlesnake - Bethel Ridge Area (10 trails) News. This trail is very accessible for 4×4 vehicles, so your Jeep will feel right at home. This is a great location to bring your family and friends to camp for the night. Little Naches Trail 676. I ran this trail with 4 other Jeeps and had an fantastic experience. This section is rated as more difficult. When its dry this obstacle can be pretty easily navigated. The entrance to the Naches Trail will be 1/2 mile on the right. You can bypass this section by continuing straight on FS-70 for 1.6 miles and taking a left at FS-7080. From the town of Greenwater start your vehicles trip meter at the Greenwater general store and continue South East on highway 410 towards Mount Rainier National Park. Please leave us some comments if you are one of the first to venture out. I ran the trail with a stock FJ and consider myself lucky to have made it out without side damage. Stay left at the first fork in the road at mile marker 1.7. UPDATE: The west end of the 4×4 trail has been blocked off from FS7065 to FS70. At this intersection of NF-7080. It’s still pretty wet and muddy throughout the trail, and a few close calls with body damage. While the trail was pretty easy, it was very tight in multiple places. This mud obstacle was not very difficult, though with some rainfall I'm sure it can get pretty deep. A little background on the Naches Trail….it is one of the most iconic trails in Washington state as it was originally a trail used by the indigenous Yakima people in the east and Salish people in the west, it became one of the main routes of immigration by settlers to … We bought our JKUR in Dec of last year, so we have only really had it out on mild trails so far, however we are well versed in off-roading as well as experienced with rock crawling in Moab. Rainier. Set your own adventure threshold. I made my yearly pilgrimage to the Naches and took a group of patrons to the website for their first experience. You were correct Scott. The Naches Trail crosses the Cascade Range through Naches Pass, roughly from today's Bonney Lake in the west to Yakima in the east. I was both impressed by our party's progress and fraught with nerves by the challenges brought on with the root systems and the slippery conditions in some cases. This trail is shared with dirt bikes and side-by-side vehicles, you may encounter both coming in the opposite direction at any turn. At this trail intersection, you will stay to the right. The affected area is everything east of Government Medows. 24 West Chewuch Road Winthrop, WA 98862 (509) 996-4000. In the step-by-step instructions, many of the same images repeat over and over. 10/12/2019 Little bit of snow at the top and great views. Tire placement becomes more difficult. The trail crosses the Naches trail at this point. Trail Blazing: Prohibited: stay on the trail: Rule Enforcement: Comment: Most campsites are available on a first come, first serve basis except for Sawmill Flat Campground and Little Naches Campground. I didn't explore this trail but I'm pretty sure that it winds up to the right and comes back to meet this trail at the next unknown trail intersection at Waypoint 5. Keep your eyes peeled for Elk, Bobcat, and Cougar. Naches Trails Films. This trail is a perfect level-up. Many people feel this is the highlight of the loop. It was rainy and really foggy. There is also an informational board and NF road map at this location. Besides the historical trail over the pass, the Naches Basin is filled with forest roads and 4×4 trails to explore including routes to Moon Rocks and Funny Rocks. Campgrounds including Kaner Flat and Crow Creek and all dispersed camping along FS Rd. Trail closes at midnight on November 15, 2002. The section of trail from Forest Road 7065 to 7033 is open to hikers only, and motorized vehicles are restricted seasonally on other segments. Proceed left about 12 miles to Hwy 410. The cabin is first-come-first used basis, which means that it is often shared between hikers, Jeepers, and other 4x4 crossers. Little Naches Trails Off-Road Team has 2,890 members. Highlights. We weren't able to make it up the first hill. Naches Pass Wagon Trail 4×4 Run & Camp Out Hosted by Eastern Washington Off Road Report by Clay Graham. Copper City. Naches Trail Greenwater, WA Difficulty: MODERATE – DIFFICULT. We solve the problem of finding off-road trails that satisfy your personal adventure threshold. Naches Trail is a 12.26-mile trail from Western Washington over the Naches Pass into Eastern Washington and follows a Wagon trail … Government Meadows is the home of Camp Urich. The first start point is recommended for experienced drivers. Our friends over at WOHVA have put together an outstanding map tool to help off-road riders find legal and approved riding areas within Washington State. The trail can be run from the Westside heading East but please no further than Government Meadows. Reservations can be made online at www.recreation.gov or by calling (877) 444-6777. This trail has had a make-over with new pictures. Take Hwy 410 east to Greenwater. We entered by climbing up the first start point, had lunch while visiting the cabin at Government Meadows, drove over some cool wood bridges, and while a couple of us (including me) had to break off early at NF-1914, no one ever needed a tow or a winch, even the mostly stock JL and with most having no lockers, but we all took our time. It is a good idea to check with the Naches Ranger District for the most current information. Naches Trail is a 12.26-mile long trail from Western Washington over the Naches Pass into Eastern Washington and follows a Wagon trail used by settlers in the mid-1800s. Followers 1. Note: Closed April 1st- June 15th unless posted open. Overall, the trail was a blast and I can’t wait to tackle the first part when I can get up there in the daylight! Overall, the trail itself was pretty dry. Beware if it is wet, you might end up with some side body damage on the right as the whole thing is off-camber. Apparently, the Disco almost rolled, but I didn't actually see it happen and wouldn't say that this trail is a huge risk for rollovers (at least passed the hill climbs). Yuma 4x4: Wenatchee NF - Naches District. I’m sorry to inform you, but the green water side, FS. First 6 mins of my video is Naches, the rest is Kaner flats. Wenatchee River Ranger District 600 Sherbourne Leavenworth, WA 98826 (509) 548-2550. At starting point 1 a highly modified vehicle will probably be needed. Go right and follow the trail along the southern side of Naches Peak,where you will cross alpine meadows with stunning views of Mount Rainier. This area offers about 45 miles of designated motorized trails. Wooly's Off Road. This is a four-way intersection with an unknown forest service road. Naches Trail is a 12.26-mile long trail from Western Washington over the Naches Pass into Eastern Washington and follows a Wagon trail used by settlers in the mid-1800s. is an 8.6 mile long trail from Western Washington over the Naches Pass into Eastern Washington and follows a Wagon trail used by settlers in the mid-1800's. At 1.7 miles turn left onto Forest Road 70 (NF-70). This is a trail intersection with NF-1914, continue straight across the road. Trail was in great condition. We will let you know as soon as conditions improve with an expected ETA on re-opening. Ratings assume the trails will be dry, but not extremely dusty. This trail was a blast! This trail is challenging enough that it should not be tackled alone. A 2000 XJ on 31's with a 3" lift, our bone stock '18 JLUR on 35's (no lift), and a buddy's mid-90's Land Rover Discovery on 35's. Recommend to take the bypasses unless you have a dedicated trail rig. https://www.alltrails.com/us/washington/naches/off-road-driving Once you cross the bridge pick the trail back up on the right. This is an unknown trail intersection with a pretty formidable mud obstacle. My husband and I went together in a group of five Jeeps of various builds consisting of two modified JK's, one JL (mostly stock) and one modified JLU. Easy fix. This sign was erected by a local Boyscout troop in memory of the settlers that first traveled this route with oxen and covered wagons. Explore the best trails in Naches, Washington on TrailLink. Projected date of reopening will be July 16, 2020. It rolls through deep dark forests up to high mountain meadows with beautiful views of surrounding valleys, canyons and views of Mt. We had a Tahoe with a 6” lift and 35s, F250 light duty with similar fit and ties and a YJ with a 4” lift and 33s. #2 - Strobach Mountain and Jump Off Lookout OHV Loop. He provided excellent coaching, was patient, kept the group together, and taught me a lot along the way. Follow this trail back to the Tipsoo Lake parking lot to complete your loop. I, like most of the reviewers, would say that this trail should probably not have an “easy’ rating. / Eastern Washington Off Road. Because of its rich history and overall beauty, this trail is known to most as a favorite - must do - trail. For this trail guide, it was written from west to east. Length 13.3 mi Elevation gain 2,778 ft Route type Point to Point Ohv / off road driving Forest Views Terrain type: Easy to medium. It is at this point that you cross the border from the "Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest" into the "Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. #6 - Russell Ridge and Rimrock Lake OHV Loop, #7 - Milk Creek, Manastash Creek, and Quartz Creek OHV Loop, #8 - Shoestring And Upper Kaner Westbound OHV Trail, #9 - Boulder Cave and Edgar Rock OHV Loop, #10 - Little Naches River and Mount Clifty OHV Trail, Strobach Mountain and Jump Off Lookout OHV Loop, Milk Creek, Manastash Creek, and Quartz Creek OHV Loop, Shoestring And Upper Kaner Westbound OHV Trail, Little Naches River and Mount Clifty OHV Trail. This easy loop is one of the most popular hikes in the park. The normal opening date for the Naches Trail is July 15th, but this year that will probably be pushed back into August due to the significant snow pack we got in Jan. and Feb. Stay tuned for more updates as they are made available. The forest service is now writing tickets for violations. Michael Graham is retired from the U.S. Army as an Infantry First Sergeant with 23 years of service. The Naches Trail is open to mountain bikes, horses, and in some cases motorized vehicles. Would definitely recommend a modified rig to attempt this course. Jump in your Jeep and head out to the best Washington State Off-Road Trails! If you are running stock on stock tires and the weather is wet you might have to rethink attempting this start point. There was a little bit of everything: steep climbs, loose rocks, mud, water holes, trenches, shade, sun, views, points of interest, and most of all, fun. The Naches Trail opened on 7/15/2020. From every map I can see it is 1913. We ran it on a weekday to avoid crowds and started at start point 3 because we had a newer driver in a stock rig who was a little apprehensive. The views are spectacular, and with the possibility of deer and elk sightings in Government Meadows at sunset, it becomes magical. Starting point 1 is for experienced drivers and is best navigated with at least some kind of lift and larger tires with good tread. You are viewing this trail in All-Access Mode. Continue past Greenwater for about a mile. He enjoys organized rides and poker runs and the freedom and exploration this sport allows. If you want to cut this trial short you can turn right and continue to NF-19. Thanks primarily to the hard work of the NMA and the Washington Off Highway Vehicle Association (WOHVA) there are many places in the State of Washington to ride an off-road motorcycle. Wenatchee River Ranger District 600 Sherbourne Leavenworth, WA 98826 (509) 548-2550. From the ranger station in Enumclaw, drive east on Stat… #5 Indian Creek Falls - 75 ft. (above switchback ford on Indian Creek Trail #1105 off of White Pass on Hwy 12) - hike to bridge, climb switchbacks, falls are on right and off trail, listen for falls. 24 West Chewuch Road Winthrop, WA 98862 (509) 996-4000. At starting point 2 a mildly lifted with a small lift and tires will do well. At this intersection stay to the left. This view is pretty spectacular on a clear day, you can see lots of roads begging for exploration. WDFW and DNR hosted a public meeting on March 4, 2020 to discuss Green Dot road management on state lands in central Washington. The weekends get busy up there. This is Start point 2. 70 rd, is closed to atv, utv. This trail is amazing! Naches and Greenwater OHV Trail is a 13.3 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Enumclaw, Washington that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The only section we skipped with the #2 start/hillclimb due to the amount and diversity of rigs and didn't want to risk body damage. It is a short walk to a log cabin complete with a loft and a wood burning stove that is open for everyone to use. Together now until the end back out there as soon as conditions with. 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