This trail is open to motorcycles, hikers, horses and bicycles.
This 4.4 mile trail follows Kraus Ridge through dense old growth and offers views of the Cispus River Valley and Tower Rock.
Beginning on Forest Road 2306, this trail crosses Forest Road 2506 and ends on Forest Road 2506.037. The trail was named after William Kraus, a prospector and homesteader in the area before 1905. It is usually a good early season hike.
Special Conditions: Closed to motorized use from December 1 to April 1.
Trail is off Forest Road 2306 and ends on Road 2506.037.
From Randle, Washington travel south on State Highway 131 (Forest Roads 23 and 25). Veer left in 1 mile at the Y of Forest Road 23 and Forest Road 25. Follow Forest Road 23 for about 4.5 miles. Go right on Forest Road 2306 and follow for less than a mile to the trail access.
This trail is maintained by the US Forest Service. Check with the USFS/Gifford Pinchot National Forest for the latest trail status.
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More Stats for Kraus Ridge Trail #275 bike trail
Altitude change-211 ft
Altitude min1,567 ft
Altitude start1,778 ft
Altitude end1,567 ft
Distance climb2 miles
Distance down2 miles
Distance flat776 ft
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
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