Trailhead: Crofton Ridge East

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Provides access to: The east end of Crofton Butte Trail #73 which crosses a southern portion of  Mt. Adams Wilderness.

Parking area for 5 vehicles.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/31/2016: Open.
Fees No fee
Permit Info: Wilderness Permit required when entering Mt. Adams Wilderness. Free self-issued permits are available at trailhead.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply within Mt Adams Wilderness.  
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


From Trout Lake, take Highway 141 to Forest Road 80 towards Mt. Adams and follow Forest Road 80 and stay right when the pavement ends and take Forest Road 8040. Follow Forest Road 8040 for about 4 miles. Trailhead will be on the left adjacent to Morrison Creek campground. 

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