Gate locations

Two recreation access gates are available for access with the key that comes with your permit.  The two gates are Gates 10 and 11 and are located on the east and west sides of the North Fork County Road located north of North Bend. These are the only gates that may be used for access. 

 Directions to Gates 10 and 11: 

From I-90

- Take exit 31, go through the round-about to the third exit to Bendigo Blvd. S. (north, toward outlet mall)

- Go across RR tracks, turn right on North Bend Way

- Turn north on Ballarat Ave. (by car dealer) and drive north (turns into 428th Ave.) for about 4 miles to the fork in the road.

- Take the left (uphill) fork to North Fork County Road (the right fork is marked to Ernie's Grove).

- About 4 miles up the road, Gate 10 is on the left (west side) and Gate 11 is on the right (east side).  Both gates are clearly marked with signs.

 

From Highway 202

- Follow Highway 202 into North Bend

- At the stoplight at North Bend Way, turn left

- Go 2 blocks to Ballarat Ave. (by car dealer) and drive north (turns into 428th Ave.) for about 4 miles to the fork in the road.

- Take the left (uphill) fork to North Fork County Road (the right fork is marked to Ernie's Grove).

- About 4 miles up the road, Gate 10 is on the left (west side) and Gate 11 is on the right (east side).  Both gates are clearly marked with signs.