Trail #98 Nannie Ridge

Area Status: Open

This trail open to hiker and horse use only.

This trail begins in Walupt Lake Campground. The trail branches off Walupt Lake Trail #101 a short distance from the campground and climbs steeply northeast onto an open, scenic ridgetop within Goat Rocks Wilderness. The trail follows the ridge, ending on the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000 near Sheep Lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 7/26/2022: The trail is mostly clear of snow. Just a couple small patches remain on trail. There are a couple trees down on the trail. Wildflowers are starting to bloom. Camping near Sheep Lake is accessible. (Remember to set up camp at least 200 feet away from lake and never be camping directly next to lake). Trail often receives snow as early as late September.
Permit Info: Wilderness Permit Required. Permits are free and available at trailhead.
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


From Randle, WA head east on US-12 E for 13.4 miles. Then turn right onto Forest Road 21. Stay on Forest Road 21 for about 16 miles. Then turn left on Forest Road 2160 and travel 4.5 miles to Walupt Lake Campground and trailhead.


Day Hiking


Horse Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
4.5 miles

  Elevation : 
3940' - 5900'