South Huckleberry Trail

Total Miles
4.2

Elevation

1248.73 ft

Duration

2.5 Hours

Technical Rating

5

Moderate

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Trail Overview

Portions of this mountain trail can be very challenging, but rating is ointermediate. Several sharp, steep, sweeping hairpin turns in loose dirt will be encountered. Expect downfall to be blocking trail. Take appropriate chain saws, axes, or bucksaws. Great views from on top of the trail after 3.3 miles. On the southern portion of the trail, there are some rocky pitches to negotiate.

Technical Rating

5

Access Description

From Kettle Falls, proceed west on Hwy 395, across Columbia River Bridge. Turn left on Hwy 20, proceed for 7.7 miles. Turn left on Bangs Mountain Rd/Canyon Creek Campground. Proceed 1/4 mile, look for wide parking area in the grass to the left. Alternate parking is 2.0 miles up Bangs Mtn Rd. Watch for intersection to the right. Parking area off the left side of Bangs Mtn Rd. for a few vehicles, or turn right to proceed up to S. Huckleberry Trailhead. Parking area on the right. May be muddy.