General map for Indian Heaven Wilderness trails including: Placid Lake #29, Chenamus Lake #29A, Indian Heaven #33, Lemei #34, Wapiki Lake #34A, East Crater Trail #48, Tombstone Lake #55, Filloon Trail #102, Sawtooth Trail #107, Cultus Creek #108, Thomas Lake #171, Race track #171, Shortcut Trail #171A, Elk Lake #176, Lemei Lake #179, and Wood Lake # 185.
Originating on Road 24, this trail offers views of Mounts Adams, Rainier, St. Helens, and Hood, along with views of Lemei Rock, a 5,925' promontory that juts 500' above Lake Wapiki. Lemei Rock is the highest point in Indian Heaven Wilderness.
At a Glance
02/19/2015: Trails are not maintained in the winter and early spring. Trailheads are typically not accessible late fall through late spring due to snow. Please call the local Ranger District office for up-to-date information.
Free self-issue Wilderness Permit Required. Permit available at trailhead.
This trail originates on Road 24 and passes through a second-growth forest. The trail then climbs to the ridge line, enters the wilderness, and intersects with Trail #102. Passing Lake Wapiki Trail #34A, the trail climbs steeply to open meadow slopes, providing excellent views of the lake and Lemei Rock before descending to Trail #33 near Cultus Lake. Lemei Rock is the core of an old volcano. Its crater forms the basin for Lake Wapiki.