Westberg Trail


Day Hike - Westberg Trail

Westberg trail is one of several hikes on Manastash ridge out of Ellensburg with a beautiful view of the Stuart Range, and has spring wildflowers, birds, open areas and forest. This will be a naturalist trip with frequent stops to identify plants and birds. We will do a loop hike using the Hundred Acre Woods and Boy Scout trails.

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft
  • Pace: moderate with stops

Meet 9:30am at the Manastash ridge trailhead on Cove road.

This naturalist hike will have 2-3 leaders so we can keep our distance.  We will have frequent stops and discussions. 

Expect an email with any updates a few days before the trip.

There is no restroom at this popular trailhead so plan to stop somewhere before arrival (perhaps in Thorp if coming from Seattle or Ellensburg if coming from the east).

No parking pass is required.


Westberg Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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