Trail #253 Greenwood Lake


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

Sawtooth area general map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.  Sites include: 
Allen Mountain Trail #269
Big Creek Campground
Big Creek Trail #252

Cave Creek Trail #255
Greenwood Lake Trail #253  
High Rock Trail #266 
Osborne Mountain Trail #250
Silver Creek Trail #258 
Teeley Creek Trail #251

Area Status: Unreachable

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

The 3 mile Greenwood Lake Trail may be accessed from High Rock/Greenwood Lake Trailhead on Forest Road 8440. From here the trail heads south to meet Allen Mountain Trail #269 then turns west to access Greenwood Lake. From the lake it's a short climb to the trail's end at Forest Road 8511.

Greenwood Lake Trail may also be accessed via Forest Road 8511. From here the trail descends to Greenwood Lake then continues to link up with Allen Mountain Trail #269 before heading north to Forest Road 8440.

Alert: The trail receives minimal maintenance and may be difficult to follow.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/25/2020: Unreachable due to snow
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Closed to ATV use.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


High Rock/Greenwood Lake Trailhead



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  Area/Length : 
3.0 miles

  Elevation : 
4000' - 4750'