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: Unknown

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: 12/29/2014: Snow level approximately 2500'
Permit Info: Free Wilderness Permit Required.  Available at trailhead.
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

General Information

Directions: Trail is accessed from the Tatoosh Trail #162.



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