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Boulder Cave Trail

Location In Wenatchee National Forest, 41 mi. NW of Yakima on SR 410.
State(s) Washington
Counties Yakima
Type Backcountry
Length 0.80 Miles / 1.29 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Caving
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? Yes

 

 

Description


The Boulder Cave Trail is less than 2 miles long round trip.

The gravel trail runs along the edge of a deep ravine, climbing gradually through a forest of Douglas-fir and Ponderosa pine trees. Devil's Creek flows through the bottom of the ravine, framed by trees and several species of broad-leafed shrubs. In autumn, the golden tones of the leaves splash new color across the landscape, contrasting sharply with the evergreen forest.

Approximately 400 feet from the cave, the trail narrows and descends to bring the visitor to the entrance. A flashlight is useful in the center portion of the cave. A visit to the cave is a cool treat on a warm summer day.

 

Visitor Information


Date Opens: 4/1 - Date Closes: 11/1

Time Opens: Not Available - Time Closes: Not Available

Directions

Not Available

 

Additional Information

Width: 48 inches.

Primary Surface: Gravel

Secondary Surface: Gravel

Average Grade: 7%

Elevation Low Point: 2400

Elevation High Point: 2500

Year Designated: 1980

Date Last Updated: 09/19/2017

 

Contact Information


Jon Regetz
Trail Manager
Wenatchee National Forest
Naches Ranger District
10237 US Hwy 12
Naches , WA 98937
(509) 653-1438
jgregetz@fs.fed.us

 

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