Huckleberry season brings many visitors to the Gifford Pinchot National Forest where some of the best berry-picking is found in the Pacific Northwest. Information is provided to increase your enjoyment and appreciation of the huckleberry fields on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Please take a moment to learn about the rules, history and culture of berry picking.
As of May 9th, 2014, the “Disappearing Lake” (labeled South Prairie on Gifford Pinchot National Forest maps) is full of water and is accessible from the west but is not yet accessible from Trout Lake due to snow over the roads.
South Prairie a unique place that is a lake in the late winter and spring, but drains quickly to form an expansive dry meadow. Read more