Trail #249 Lake Christine


A map depicting trails in the Glacier View area within the Cowlitz Valley vicinity.

Glacier View trail vicinity map. Trails include: Glacier View Trail #267, Lake Christine Trail #249, Peak Two Trail #268, Langille Ridge Trail #259, Puyallup Trail #248.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trail is open to hiker and horse use only.

This trail begins on Forest Road 5920 at the trailhead and climbs a short distance through a timber harvest area before entering the Glacier View Wilderness

The trail enters a high elevation conifer forest before reaching Lake Christine.  From the lake, it continues north through moderately dense forest, ending at Puyallup Trail #248.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 07/26/2014: The trail is snow free but has not been cleared.
Permit Info: Free Wilderness Permit Required.  Available at 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 Chehalis, WA go south on I-5 toward Portland for 9 miles and take exit 68 for US-12 E toward Morton/Yakima.Follow US-12 east for 30 miles to Morton then go left on 2rd street and continue north on WA-7 for 16 miles.

Turn right on National Park Highway (Washington 706) and travel for about 10 miles. Turn left on Forest Road 59 and follow Forest Road 59. Then take a right on Forest Road 5920 and follow to the trailhead.



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