Trail #162A Grant Purcell Falls


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

Tatoosh area general map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.  Sites include:  
Backbone Lake Trail #164
Blue Hole Trail #167
Grant Purcell Falls Trail #162A
La Wis Wis Campground
River View Trail #162

Tatoosh Lake Trail #161B
Tatoosh Lookout Trail #161A
Tatoosh Trail #161

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trail is open to hiker use only.

Located in La Wis Wis Campground in Loop C, this short trail leads to a waterfall named for an early Packwood homesteader. La Wis Wis Campground is closed and gated at Highway 12 from mid-September to Memorial Day. The trail can be reached during that time by hiking down through the campground from Highway 12. Please do not block the gate. 

At a Glance

Fees Day Use Fee at La Wis Wis Campground.
Restrictions: This trail is open to hiker use only and is closed to all other uses.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood, WA
Water: Water in campground during season
Restroom: Restroom in campground during season
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


Trail is located in the La Wis Wis Campground in Loop C.

From Packwood, Washington travel 6.6 miles east on. US Highway 12 and arrive at the campground on your left.



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  Area/Length : 
0.3 miles

  Elevation : 
1240' - 1440'


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