Trail #69 Three Peaks


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

Goat Rocks Wilderness vicinity map. Trails include: Angry Mountain  #90, Bluff Lake #65, Bypass #97, Clear Fork #61, Clear Lost  #76, Coleman Weedpatch #121, Coyote #79, Glacier Lake #89, Goat Ridge #95, Jordan Creek #94, Lily Basin  #86, Nannie Ridge #98, Packwood Lake #78, Pipeline Road #74, Snowgrass #96, Three Peaks #69, Upper Lake Creek #81, Walupt Lake #101. Click here for a larger image file.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trail is open to hiker and horse use only.

The trail follows an abandoned road for half a mile, the trail again leaves the road to the right and climbs through dense forest for 3 miles until it intersects with a timber harvest area. After another half mile, the trail enters the Goat Rocks Wilderness. The trail takes you to an excellent viewpoint of Packwood Lake before its junction with Packwood Lake Trail #78 near Mosquito Lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/7/2016: Trail was cleared as of September. Recent fall storms may have brought trees down and snow can come at any time.26 logs remain on the upper part of the trail.
Permit Info: Wilderness Permit required. Permits are free and available at the trailhead.
Restrictions: Wilderness Restrictions apply
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


Three Peaks Trailhead


Vehicles should park on Road 1266.070. The trail starts a short distance past the point where Road 1266 is blocked to vehicle traffic.

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