Southeast of Seattle in the Naches Ranger District, the Chinook Pass area has miles of horseback riding trails. The trails can be connected to form a variety of loops of varying distances and difficulties. Keep in mind that these trails are very popular with motorized trail users.
The Chinook Pass horseback riding trail system is located off SR410. The Chinook Pass Trailhead is just east of Chinook Pass on SR410. It has a hitch rail and loading ramp. There is limited parking and no camping.
Here is a description of the Chinook Pass horse trails:
Lily Pond Trail (#617) is a more difficult 1 mile route.
Sweet Home Trail (#665) is a more difficult 1.7 mile route.
North Fork Wenas Trail (#670) is a more difficult 1.8 mile route.
Bald Mountain Trail (#675) is an easy 1.4 mile route.
Kaner Flat Trail (#676) is a most difficult 7.3 mile route.
Little Rattlesnake Trail (#680) is a more difficult 2.6 mile route. The Rattlesnake Trailhead is located off SR410 via Nile Road and has room for three trailers plus stock water and 2 hitch rails.
Naches Pass Trail (#684) is an easy 6.3 mile route.
Milk Lake Trail (#686) is a more difficult 3.0 mile route.
Manastash Ridge Trail (#688) is a more difficult 6.6 mile route.
Summit Trail (#694) is a more difficult 5.4 mile route.
Mid-Summit Trail (#695) is a more difficult 2.0 mile route.
Mud Springs Trail (#696) is a more difficult 8.4 mile route.
Clover Springs (#697) is a more difficult 3.4 mile route.
CJRs Hideout Trail (#644) is an easy 1.5 mile route.
Overall, Chinook Pass is the 21st most popular horse trail of all 32 horseback rides in Washington.