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      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.

      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.
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      Open on Sep 26, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,029
      State Ranking
      #75
      Trails
      11
      Total Distance
      28 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent
      10,095 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,166 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,821 ft
      Reports
      21
      Photos
      21
      Ridden Counter
      41

      Photos of North Kettle Crest Mountain Bike

      3 |
      Oct 9, 2018 @ 1:53pm
      Oct 9, 2018
      Kettle Crest Trail - Stickpin...
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      Sep 26, 2018 @ 10:42pm
      Sep 26, 2018
      Kettle Crest Trail - Stickpin...
      trail: Ryan Cabin
      3 |
      Sep 26, 2018 @ 10:40pm
      Sep 26, 2018
      Ryan Cabin, My City
      trail: Stickpin
      1 |
      Sep 26, 2018 @ 10:37pm
      Sep 26, 2018
      Stickpin, My City
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      North Kettle Crest Mountain Bike Routes

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      Ryan Cabin/Stickpin Trail Loop
      6 miles

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      user #1159290colvilletrailLower Taylor RidgeThe tread width on lower Taylor Ridge just...
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