Trail #249 Lake Christine


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

Glacier View trail vicinity map. Trails include: Glacier View Trail #267, Lake Christine Trail #249, Peak Two Trail #268, Puyallup Trail #248.

Area Status: Not Cleared

This trail is open to hiker and horse use only.

This trail begins on Forest Road 5920 at the trailhead and climbs a short distance through a timber harvest area before entering the Glacier View Wilderness

The trail enters a high elevation conifer forest before reaching Lake Christine.  From the lake, it continues north through moderately dense forest, ending at Puyallup Trail #248.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/26/2018: Snow level approximately 3000'.
Permit Info: A Wilderness permit is required. Permits are free and self-issued at trailheads.
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood, WA
Water: Treat all non-potable water before consuming.
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


The trail can be accessed from the Lake Christine Trailhead.

From Ashford, Washington travel east on State Route 706 for approximately 3.1 miles and turn left on Forest Road 59. Follow Forest Road 59 for 4.2 miles and turn right on Forest Road 5920. Follow Forest Road 5920 for 1.6 miles and arrive at the trailhead at the end of the road. 



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  Area/Length : 
1.8 miles

  Elevation : 
4400' - 5040'


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