Trailhead: Killen Creek

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Provides access to: Killen Creek Trail #113 which enters Mt. Adams Wilderness from the north.

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

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 9/06/2016: Open.
Permit Info:
  • Wilderness Permit Required.  Permits are free and 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. 
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply. 
  • Climbing Permits required above 7000ft. June 1 - Sept. 30
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
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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