Trail #228 Covel Creek


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.

Take the family on a short hike through a beautiful mixed hardwood and conifer forest along Covel Creek.  The trail is used by the Cispus Learning Center for nature study. This low elevation trail makes for a great winter hike. 

The trail ties in with the Covel Creek Falls Trail #228A, Angel Falls Loop Trail #228B, Burley Mountain Trail #256 and the Cispus Braille Trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 6/1/23: Trail is acessible and new bridge installed at stream crossing near Cispus Learning Center.
Restrictions: This trail is open to hiker use only and is closed to all other uses.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
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. Follow Forest Road 28 for 1.4 miles and turn right on Forest Road 76 . Follow Forest Road 76 for .7 miles. The trailhead is across from the entrance to the Cispus Learning Center.

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  Area/Length : 
1.0 miles

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  Elevation : 
1300' - 1350'