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Trail #125 Dry Creek


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

Klickitat area general map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.  Sites include:  
Cispus Lookout Trail #127
Dry Creek Trail #125
Klickitat Loop Trail #7A 
Klickitat Trail  #7
Pompey Peak Trail #128
South Point Lookout Trail #123

Area Status: Not Cleared

This trail is open to motorcycles, hikers, horses, and bicycles.

This trail offers views of the Cowlitz River Valley, Goat Dike, and Smith Point. There is limited trailhead space.

Located above the Cowlitz Valley, Dry Creek Trail begins on Forest Road 20, climbs steeply south through a dense, young forest and ends at the former site of Smith Point Lookout. An unmaintained trail continues past the former lookout site to Dry Creek Pass.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/26/2018: Snow level approximately 3000'. Trail maintenance has not been done.
Restrictions: This trail is closed to ATVs.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


From Packwood, Washington travel west on State Highway 12 for 3.5 miles and turn left on Forest Road 20. Follow Forest Road 20 for .5 miles and arrive at the trail on your right.



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  Area/Length : 
3.5 miles

  Elevation : 
1100' - 3815'


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