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Coal Mines Trail


 Gravel/ dirt trail traces through an old coal mining area. Cell phone (Verizon) coverage may be spotty in places.
Picture coming soon

Location: Kittitas County
City(s): Cle Elum, Roslyn, Ronald, WA
Length: 4.7 miles.  Approx

Popularity:
 Somewhat
Elevation: 
     Gain  400
     Loss
  0
Facilities Trail Condition  
Drinking Water:  No
Restrooms:  Yes
Benches:  No
Picnic Tables:  No
Surface Type:  Unpaved
Surface Quality:  4
Scenery:  7
Lighting: 0
Ratings:

0 = none/ the worst
5 = average
10 = excellent


Website: http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/getaways/144967_hike23.html
Maps:
Cle Elum/ Iron Horse Map
Coal Mines Trail Topo Map
Rosyln Map
Train depot renovation article
Connections:
1. Near to the John Wayne Pioneer Trail (see connecting map.)

Expansions:
1. Members of the Greenway Trust coalition are working to connect the Coal Mines Trail to the John Wayne Pioneer Trail.

Directions: Head east on Interstate 90 and get off at the Cle Elum exit, pass a Safeway (right) and at the bottom of the hill on the main drag into Cle Elum, turn left on Stafford Street and park on the right-hand side. Kitty-corner from the parking area is a portable toilet and the beginning of the trail at the intersection of Second Street West and Stafford Street, one block from the main street.
 

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