Trail #228B Angel Falls Loop


A map depicting trails and developed sites in the Burley Area of Cowlitz Valley.

Burley Area General Map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.  Sites include:  

Angel Falls Loop Trail #228B
Badger Ridge Trail  #257
Boundary Trail  #1
Burley Mountain Lookout
Burley Mountain Trail  #256

Covel Creek Falls Trail  #228A
Covel Creek Trail  #228
French Butte Trail  #254
Iron Creek Campground
Iron Creek Falls Trail  #91
Iron Creek Old Growth Trail  #83
Iron Creek Campground Loop Trail  #187 Mosquito Meadows Trail  #292

Area Status: Open
This trail is open to hiker use only.

The Angel Falls Loop begins from Covel Creek Falls Trail #228A, approximately half a mile in. The trail passes underneath a large waterfall, then climbs steeply for another half mile to the junction with Burley Mountain Trail #256. This trail is steep with exposed stretches.

The vegetation around the waterfall is fragile -- please stay on the trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10/4/2021: Open; Some stream crossings necessary. Current conditions unknown.
Restrictions: This trail is open to hiker use only and is closed to all other uses.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


From Randle, Washington travel south on State Highway 131 (Forest Roads 23 and 25). Veer left in 1 mile at the Y of Forest Road 23 and Forest Road 25. Continue to follow Forest Service Road 23 for  8.1 miles to the junction of Forest Road 28. Turn right on Forest Road 28 for 1.4 miles and turn right on Forest Road 76. Follow Forest Road 76 for 0.7 miles and arrive at the Covel Creek Trailhead on the left.

Follow the Covel Creek Trail for approximately 0.5 miles and veer right onto the Covel Creek Falls Trail. The Angel Falls Loop begins from Covel Creek Falls Trail #228A, approximately half a mile in. 


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  Area/Length : 
0.5 miles

  Elevation : 
1800 - 2200