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Trail #79 Coyote


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

Goat Rocks Wilderness vicinity map. Trails include: Angry Mountain  #90, Bluff Lake #65, Bypass #97, Clear Fork #61, Clear Lost  #76, Coleman Weedpatch #121, Coyote #79, Glacier Lake #89, Goat Ridge #95, Jordan Creek #94, Lily Basin  #86, Nannie Ridge #98, Packwood Lake #78, Pipeline Road #74, Snowgrass #96, Three Peaks #69, Upper Lake Creek #81, Walupt Lake #101. Click here for a larger image file.

Area Status: Not Cleared

This trail is open to hiker and horse use only.

Coyote Trail is within Goat Rocks Wilderness and begins on the Packwood Lake Trail #78 below Lost Lake and climbs southeast over semi-open terrain to Packwood Saddle (at mile 5.5). The trail then continues over scenic open terrain with excellent views, until ending on the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000 at Elk Pass.

Alert: Steep with exposures. Pack stock is not recommended past Beaver Bill Creek.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/26/2018: Snow level approximately 3000'. Not open to stock. Washouts have been repaired. There are 25 trees down between Elk Pass and Packwood Saddle. 10 trees are small. Please call the local Ranger District office for up-to-date information.
Permit Info: Wilderness Permit Required. Permits are free and available at the trailhead.
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District



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  Area/Length : 
6.8 miles

  Elevation : 
5120' - 6600'


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