Abraham Trail #216D


Abraham Trail #216D

Spirit Lake East quadrangle.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Abraham Trail creates a connector between the Loowit Trail and the Truman Trail. The trail is named for the barren Plains of Abraham covered by pyroclastic surges on May 18, 1980. Busy with mountain bikers on weekends.

Length 2 miles. Difficulty-Moderate

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 12/15/2014:Open from Ape canyon trail.
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Cougar, WA 
Passes: Northwest Forest Pass Required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument Headquarters and Visitor Centers   See also:   East Side - Forest Roads 25 & 99

General Information



Located between Ape Canyon Trailhead and Windy Ridge, the Abraham Trail 216D links the Truman Trail 207, Windy Trail 216E and the Loowit Trail 216. Bicycles and pets are not allowed on the Windy Trail 216E, the Truman Trail 207, pass the Abraham /Truman trail junction or on the Loowit Trail between Windy Pass and the South Fork Toutle River.

From Cougar WA, head east on Lewis River Road for 3.4 miles, the road changes names to Forest Road 90 and continue for 3.2 miles. Turn left on Forest Road 83, staying on FR 83 continuing roughly 13 miles to the Ape Canyon Trailhead, located on the left hand side of the road just before The Lava Canyon Trailhead, which is the end of FR83. Take the Ape Canyon Trail 234, 5 miles to the Loowit 216 Junction and continue on the Loowit Trail 216 for 2 miles.  

From Windy Ridge, located at the end of Forest Road 99, take the Truman Trail 207 1.8 miles to the Abraham Trail 216D.

General Notes:

Weekends can be busy with mountain bikers.



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