Kettle Crest North

Find Old Growth Forests and Sage Brush Meadows along the Kettle Crest North Trail

Kettle Crest (North) National Recreation Trail #13
Also Upper Butte Trail

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Description: The Kettle Crest Trail North is the backbone of the Kettle Crest Trail System and is part of the 44 mile- long Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail. Twenty other trails connect into it, and virtually the entire trail offers impressive scenic views of diverse habitat in the region. In many spots along trail, there are panoramic views of the Kettle River Valley both to the East and the West.[read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]

There are no campsites with water on the Crest, so if you are hiking the whole trail, you should consider access to the main trail from a side trail for overnight camping. The side trails also make convenient loops for hiking the trail in sections.

Lack of human development means that the Kettle Range has some of the best remaining wildlife habitat in Eastern Washington. Hikers may spot cougar, moose, mule deer and black bear. In the summer months, an impressive number of wildflowers grace the meadows along the trail.[/read]

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