The pass is an old wagon trail that is now a Jeep trail. Naches Trail (FT 1175, FT 684, Naches Pass). Naches Pass Trail. HISTORIC NACHES PASS - This trail actually follows most of the route taken by the Ezra Meeker Wagon Train (aka the Longmire Wagon Train) over the Cascade Mountains in 1853. There are some steep grades, but generally the trail … We stopped for pictures, BS,ing dog pit stops, etc and still got to the top before 3. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. View Parent Forum. I ran the Naches Pass Trail that runs over the Cascade Mountains in Washington State with my family for my birthday. From this point the trail travels west to the actual "Naches Pass" and onto … Only a few wagon trains ever crossed this trail through the 4800-ft elevation of Naches Pass due to the rugged terrain and later discovery of easier routes across the Cascades. Lower Naches Trail (West Side) is only open July 15th through November 15th. Trail conditions are varied, expect to navigate through dry, wet & loose rocky sections. My Dad and I started in the Little Naches area ( a few miles west of Cliffdell, WA) and ended up outside of Greenwater, WA. The original route was so difficult that at the cliffs on the western edge of the route, … Liberty is good around now but super easy also in summer, but I still like going there all year. From The Dianamal77 . Elbe can have some good challenges in it most of the year depending on what trails ya hit, its kinda my winter goto now. We traveled from east to west. Summary: Map: News (0+0) Events (0) Photos (0) Reviews (0) Overview: Naches Trail is a 11 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Enumclaw, Washington that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. After many years of wanting to run the Naches Pass, my wish finally came true this last weekend. 3: 9,436: Display Options: Moderators: Showing threads 1 to 9 of 9: Moderators : 1: Sorted By. If you only do the Naches pass trail you can do it and be back in Enumclaw by 5. Best off road driving trails in Naches, Washington 44 Reviews Explore the most popular ohv / off road driving trails near Naches with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you. Lots of side trails to get lost in and play in but not very challenging for a JK. Jeeps Follow Trail Carved by Naches Pass Emigrants 08-15-50 By Ted Van Arsdol, Yakima Daily Republic Ninety-seven years after the first wagon train crossed Naches Pass through the trackless Cascades, 11 Yakima jeep drivers, members of the Ridge Runner club, have completed the same rugged journey. The steeper sections of the trail start at the Forest Road #1914 crossing, approximately 1/4 mile from the Little Naches Road #1900. Sort Order. The East Half (#1175 and #684) is open June 15th through November 15th unless posted otherwise. Ceg_ 01-06-2009 06:18 PM by Wildman. Forest Road #1913 also crosses the 684 jeep road. Naches/Manastash always has fun spots and trails but IMO the Wagon Trail is boring in the summer and I usually wont run it dry. Whereas the eastern section of the trail, number 684 Naches Pass is open to off-road enthusiast year-round, however snow may make the trail impassable. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until October. Creek. Forum Tools: Search this Forum: Mark This Forum Read. The western half of the trail, number 1175, is only open from November 15th to July 15th in an attempt to reduce the soil erosion.