Trailhead: Killen Creek


General trail map of the Mt Adams Wilderness area.

Vicinity trail map of the Mt Adams Wilderness including: Round the Mountain #9, Looking Glass Lake #9A, High Camp #10, Stagman Ridge #12, Muddy Meadows #13, Shorthorn #16, Divide Camp #112, Killen Creek Trail #113, High Line trail #114, and South Climb #183.

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Provides access to: Killen Creek Trail #113 and Mt. Adams Wilderness.

Parking area has a gravel surface and capacity of eight vehicles.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 02/11/2015: Closed due to snow.
Permit Info:
  • Free self-issue Wilderness Permit Required.  Permits available at trailhead. 
  • Purchase of a Cascades Volcano Pass is required if you are climbing above 7,000 feet elevation in Mt. Adams Wilderness, between June 1 and September 30. These are also available at the trailhead. (For Wilderness travel at low elevation or during the off-season, Wilderness Permits are required.)  
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations Apply. Climbing Permits required above 7000ft. June 1 - Sept. 30
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: No Recreation Pass Required at trailhead. 
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


From Trout Lake, WA, take Mt Adams Road for 1.3 mi. Continue on Forest Road 23 towards ​Randle and follow for approximately 23 miles. Then take Forest Road 2329 (towards Takhlakh Lake) and follow for about 5 miles to the trailhead.


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