Trail #161B Tatoosh Lake


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

Tatoosh area general map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.  Sites include:  
Backbone Lake Trail #164
Blue Hole Trail #167
Grant Purcell Falls Trail #162A
La Wis Wis Campground
River View Trail #162

Tatoosh Lake Trail #161B
Tatoosh Lookout Trail #161A
Tatoosh Trail #161

Area Status: Unknown

This trail is open to hiker use only.

This trail within Tatoosh Wilderness leaves the Tatoosh Trail #161, climbing a fairly steep grade to the top of the ridge. The trail tread is badly eroded. The trail then descends steeply to Tatoosh Lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 06/03/2016: Conditions unknown. snow level is approximately 5000'. Trails are not maintained in the winter and early spring. Trailheads are typically not accessible late fall thru late spring due to snow. Please call the local Ranger District office for up-to-date information.
Permit Info: Wilderness permit required. Permits are free and self-issued at trailhead.
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply. Camping, campfires, and stock use are prohibited within Tatoosh Lakes Basin.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District



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