Trail #269 Allen Mountain


A map depicting trails in the Sawtooth area within the Cowlitz Valley vicinity.

Sawtooth area general map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.  Sites include: 
Allen Mountain Trail #269
Big Creek Campground
Big Creek Trail #252

Cave Creek Trail #255
Greenwood Lake Trail #253  
High Rock Trail #266 
Osborne Mountain Trail #250
Silver Creek Trail #258 
Teeley Creek Trail #251

Area Status: Unreachable

This trail is open to hiker, horse, motorcycle and bicycle use.

Formerly Skate Mountain Trail, this lightly used trail begins on Forest Road 8460 and climbs 2.5 miles to the top of Allen Mountain. Here it enters the open, subalpine landscape and follows the ridge to its junction with Greenwood Lake Trail #253.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/25/2020: Trail unreachable due to snow
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Closed to ATV use.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Passes: A Recreation Pass is not required at the trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


From Packwood, WA follow Forest Road 52 (Skate Creek) north for 4.3 miles and turn left on Forest Road 47. Follow Forest Road 47 for 7.6 miles and turn right on Forest Road 84. Follow Forest Road 84 for 4.1 miles and turn left on Forest Road 8460. Follow Forest Road 8460 for 1.5 miles and arrive at the trail at the end of the road. 

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  Area/Length : 
4 miles

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  Elevation : 
4240' - 4720'