Silver Star Area General Trails Map in the Mount St Helens Surrounding Area. Trails include: Bluff Mountain #172, Silver Star #180, Starway #175, Ed's Trail #180 A, Chinook Trail #180B, and Indian Pit #180E.
This trail gradually ascends to an old roadbed, passing just west of Silver Star Mountain and then descends to DNR Road W-1200 southeast of Grouse Vista. This trail provides access to a number of other trails in the Silver Star area.
At a Glance
04/17/2014: Trail is open, may encounter downed trees as well as snow above 3,500 ft.
Recreation areas with activity Backpacking:
After passing through wildflower covered slopes and huckleberry thickets, the trail intersects Ed's Trail #180A. Chinook Trail #180B, Sturgeon Rock Trail #180C, and Bluff Mountain Trail #172 all are reached in less than 2 miles from the trailhead. Just beyond the Bluff Mountain Trail, Silver Star Summit Trail #180D leads 0.25 mile to the summit of Silver Star Mountain. Indian Pits Trail #180E and Pyramid Rock Trail #180F branch from the Silver Star Trail south of Silver Star Mountain before descending to DNR Road W-1200.