Trail #22 Carlton Creek


A map depicting trails in the William O. Douglas area within the Cowlitz Valley vicinity.

William O. Douglas area general map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.  Sites include: 
Carlton Creek  Trail #22
Cortright Creek Trail #57 
Cowlitz Horse Trail #44A
Cowlitz Trail #44
Crossover Trail #41 
Dumbbell Lake Trail #56
Judkin Trail #47 
Jug Lake Trail #43
Kincaid Trail #42
Pacific Crest Trail #2000
Pot Hole Trail #45
Sand Lake Trail #60

Area Status: Unknown

This trail is open to hiker and horse use only.

This trail advances through dense old growth forest until ending at the junction with the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000 within William O. Douglas Wilderness . Be prepared to cross muddy stretches and several small streams.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 12/29/2014: Snow level approximately 2500'
Permit Info: Free Wilderness Permit Required.  Permits available at the trailhead.
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations Apply.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


From Packwood, WA travel east on US-12 for 7.6 miles. Then turn left on WA-123 N and follow for 2.2 miles. Then turn right on Forest Road 44. Trail begins at the trailhead at milepost 1.7 on Forest Road 44.



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