Trail #157 McClellan Meadows

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This Trail Open to Hikers, Bikers and Equestrian Use.

The trail follows the route of George McClellan's 1852 railroad survey. A popular but challenging mountain biking trail with a grades and stream crossings. The trail runs from the trailhead on Forest Road 3053 to Forest Road 65.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 12/08/2014: Trails are not maintained in the winter and early spring. Trailheads are typically not accessible late fall through late spring due to snow. Please call the local Ranger District office for up-to-date information.
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Closed to All Motorized Use.
Closest Towns: Stabler, WA; Carson, WA
Passes: No Pass Required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District See Also:  McClellan Meadows #157 Trailhead - Lower McClellan Meadows #157 Trailhead - Upper

General Information


There are two routes to this trail.

From Carson, Washington travel north on Wind River Highway to the Forest Boundary where it becomes Forest Road 30. Continue north on Forest Road 30 to the intersection with Forest Road 3053 at McClellan Sno-park. Turn right on to Forest Road 5053 and continue to the trail head.

Or From Carson, Washington follow Wind River Highway north for abot 4 miles to Panther Creek Road. Turn right onto Panther Creek Road which becomes Forest Road 65 at the Forest Boundary Continue to follow Forest Road 65 to the intersection with Forest Road 60. Drive throught this intersection and continue north on Forest Road 65. Keep to the right at the fork in the road and continue north to the Horse Camp located on the left about 3 miles from the fork. The trailhead is on the left just past the Horse Camp. 



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