Trails #180 & #180D Silver Star & Summit

 

Silver Star Area General Trails Map

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.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

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

Current Conditions: 04/17/2014: Trail is open, may encounter downed trees as well as snow above 3,500 ft.
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Motorized use prohibited.
Closest Towns: Yacolt, WA; Vancouver, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. St. Helens Surrounding Area See also: Silver Star Trailhead

General Information

Directions: Silver Star Trailhead (Forest Road 4109), Bluff Mountain Trail #172 (Forest Road 41), or Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Road W-1200.

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Activities


Bicycling

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Hiking

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Day Hiking

Recreation areas with activity Day Hiking:
See activity description under Backpacking.

Backpacking

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.

Horse Riding & Camping

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
  Silver Star Trail: 5.0 milesSilver Star Summit Trail: 0.25 miles
  Elevation : 
3000 - 4390