Trail #162A Grant Purcell Falls


A map depicting trails for the Tatoosh Wilderness.

Trail Maps for:

Backbone Lake #164
Blue Hole #167
Grant Purcell Falls #162a
Tatoosh Lake #161b
Tatoosh Lookout #161a
Tatoosh #161

Area Status: 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

Current Conditions: 10/4/2021: Trail conditions unknown at this time.
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.


Day Hiking

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
0.3 miles

  Elevation : 
1240' - 1440'