Area Status: Open
The Mt. Adams Ranger District is located in the eastern most portion of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in southwest Washington, and comprises 367,000 acres. This Ranger District includes Mt. Adams Wilderness, Indian Heaven Wilderness and Trapper Creek Wilderness.
Mt. Adams is a prominent landmark on the District. Elevations here range between 1200 feet at the Wind River Work Center, 12 miles north of Carson, WA., and 12,276 feet at the summit of Mt. Adams. Precipitation varies from 70.7 inches of rain and 65.1 inches of snow at the Wind River Work Center and 44.1 inches of rain and 95.7 inches of snow at the Mt. Adams Ranger District office in Trout Lake, WA. The District features a great diversity of habitats and features, from old growth to second growth forest, wetland areas, low and high elevation meadows, glaciers, and low and high elevation lakes.
Mt Adams Ranger Station:
2455 Hwy 141
Trout Lake, WA 98650
District Ranger: Nancy Ryke
Phone: (509) 395 3400
TTY: (509) 395 3422
Directions: At Bingen, WA., take Hwy 141 north 25 miles to Trout Lake, WA. Continue on Hwy 141 through Trout Lake, one mile , and you will see the sign for the Mt. Adams R.D.
At a Glance
8:00 AM to Noon and 1:00 PM to 4:30PM.
Starting in June, Monday thru Saturday
In July and August, Sunday thru Satuday
In September; Monday thru Saturday
Starting in October; Monday thru Friday
We will be closed on all observed holidays in 2012.
Forest Product Permits (i.e. mushrooms, beargrass, salal, huckleberry, fire wood) will be sold from 8:00 AM to 11:45 AM, and 1:00 PM to 4:15PM