Trailhead: Berry Patch

Area Status: Open

Provides access to: Goat Ridge Trail #95 and Snowgrass Trail #96 which lead into Goat Rocks Wilderness.

Trailhead is on Forest Road 2150 near Chambers Lake. Berry Patch was the site of a Forest Service Ranger Station from 1910 to the 1930s.  Long before that, the site was an important Taidnapam/Yakama Native American berry-picking site.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10/5/2021: Trail was cleared in early-mid summer however current conditions are unknown. Trail often receives snow as early as late September.  Road leading to trailhead is gravel and suitable for all vehicles but please drive with caution. This is a fee site during the busy season - Northwest Forest Pass, Interagency Pass, or cash turned in at fee site required to park. Passes not required currently in the slow season.  
Fees: $5/vehicle/day
Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required for entry into all Gifford Pinchot National Forest Wilderness areas. The self-issuing permits are free and are available trailheads.
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Goat Rocks Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Water: No
Restroom: Toilet
Passes: Valid Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


From Randle, WA travel east on Hwy 12 for approximately 12 miles. Turn right on Forest Road 21.  Follow Forest Road 21 for 15.6 miles and turn left on Forest Road 2150. Follow Forest Road 2150 for 2.9 miles and continue straight on Forest Road 2150040. Follow Forest Road 2150040 for .5 miles and arrive at the trailhead. 

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