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
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.
Wilderness permit required. Permits are free and self-issued at trailhead.