Trail #161A Tatoosh Lookout

 

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: Unreachable
  
 

This trail is open to hiker and horse use only.

The Lookout Trail is a short access trail from the Tatoosh Trail #161 within Tatoosh Wilderness. It takes you to the site where a fire lookout once stood. Features from the lookout site include outstanding views of Mt. Rainier and the Tatoosh Ridge.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 04/05/2016: Closed due to snow. 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
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions 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

Activities


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