Echo Ridge

More than 25 miles of groomed skate and classic cross-country skiing 20 minutes outside of Chelan and Manson, plus additional "backcountry" trails for skiing and snowshoeing. Groomed trails follow the ridges of the terrain, creating a great skiing experience for all ability levels.


  • Day use passes are required and available at the trailhead.
  • Youth 17 and under ski free!
  • Learn more and get a map at the US Forest Service's Echo Ridge web page.
  • Suitable Activities: Cross-country Skiing, Snowshoeing
  • Snowshoeing Category: Beginner
  • Seasons: January, February, December
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: *Varies*
  • Length: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 625 ft
  • 3,825 ft
  • Land Manager: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forests
    Chelan Ranger District (OWNF)
  • Parking Permit Required: see Land Manager
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
  • USGS Cooper Ridge
  • see Land Manager

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