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Boulder Cave Trail

Forest Service Road #1706, Naches, WA 98801
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Family friendly nature walk

It is a nice well used trail and walk through a cave. Bring a good flashlight. Wear good walking... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Ginny M
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Olympia, Washington
Bring a Flashlight

This is a fairly easy trail to a very nice walk thru the cave itself. Only about a mile and a half... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Kurt L
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Richland, Washington
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Located in the Naches Ranger District, this is an easy hiking trail that is less than a mile in length.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“easy hike” (6 reviews)
“water fall” (2 reviews)
“nice walk” (2 reviews)
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Forest Service Road #1706, Naches, WA 98801
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

It is a nice well used trail and walk through a cave. Bring a good flashlight. Wear good walking shoes as the cave has a rocky bottom with possibilities of ankle twisting.

Thank Ginny M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a fairly easy trail to a very nice walk thru the cave itself. Only about a mile and a half round trip. A lot of uphill hiking. Not too steep, but if you are old like me, be prepared to stop and rest...More

2  Thank Kurt L
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We did this as a short hike, having done the High Skyline at Mounbt Rainier the day before, so a bi more relaxed. It was still a nice walk, around 1.7 miles all in. The cave was obviously the star attraction. Really interesting rock formations,...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A short drive up the highway, Boulder Cave is a local favorite spot. With a recently redone parking lot and bathrooms, the trail is a short and easy hike up to the cave. You definitely need something stronger and more than a phone for a...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We've done this hike numerous times over the years while camping in this area. We often hike up to the caves on the trail, see the water fall, then walk through the caves and come back down walking in the creek. Toward the bottom of...More

7  Thank Sarah_SQ6334SQ
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Easy hike and interesting for kids. Bummer that so many people don't pick up after themselves and let their kids run wild screaming through the cave.

2  Thank poettica
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

It was beautiful minus the trash. I have never seen so much garbage on a hike! We picked up what we could. Unfortunately we couldn't dump the little punks that were there drinking and smoking in the enclosed waterfall area. Yuck! I can see why...More

2  Thank TiffanyBunch
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Another good one for getting the kids on the trail. Very little elevation and fun adventure going through the cave. There were also many butterflies around when we went. Bring water. It's warm/hot and dry in the summer.

5  Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

An easy access trail up Chinook Pass. The cave is short but very dark. It is a fun experience for the little ones and doesn't take too much time. Make sure to pack a picnic and enjoy the trails along the river too.

4  Thank Snow_1080
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Sure wish Whistling Jackd lodge would have told us its hunting season and the cave would be closed but regardless we tried finding the cave and never was able to find it.

1  Thank Donovan S
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