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Location Address

South Fork Boulder Creek Rd 6110
Orient, WA


The lowermost, eastern terminus of Taylor Ridge TR 074  is located at the bottom of the Tom Creek drainage, approximately 2.6 miles south of Boulder Creek Road, on South Fork Boulder Creek TR 6110-000.

Trailhead markings may be missing at this time (2023), and the Tom Creek portion of the trail may not show on all GPS map layers. Nonetheless, a GPS device may be useful for helping you identify the Tom Creek drainage and locate the trail during your first visit.

In 1998 a series of landslides closed the northern end of South Fork Boulder Creek FR 6110-000, obliterating thru-traffic for highway vehicles.  But in 2022 reroutes were installed to restore South Fork Boulder Creek as a thru-road, and improve access to the bottom of Taylor Ridge Trail.


  • From Kettle Falls, after crossing (westbound) over the Columbia River/ Lake Roosevelt, continue northbound on Hwy 395 for 22 miles
  • Turn left on Boulder Creek Road
  • In approx. 2 miles, the turn for former South Fork Boulder Creek FR 6110-000 will be on your left
  • Follow South Fork Boulder Creek TR 6110-000 for approx. 2.6 miles; the bottom terminus of Taylor Ridge Trail will be on your right.

Additional Trailheads for Taylor Ridge Trail 074

  • Taylor Ridge TR 074 x Kettle Crest 13N x Deer Creek Summit South TR 043 (western terminus, eastbound mile 0)
  • Bulldog Cabin FR 6113-000 (eastbound, mile 6.5 )




None. Beware: There aren’t many water sources along the trail; ephemeral creeks and streams tend to be dry by late-June.  Draw and filter water from South Fork Boulder Creek.


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No fees or passes are required for day-use visitors.



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