Trail #161A Tatoosh Lookout


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: Not Cleared

This trail is open to hiker and horse use only.

The Lookout Trail is a short access trail from the Tatoosh Trail #161 within Tatoosh Wilderness. It takes you to the site where a fire lookout once stood. Features from the lookout site include outstanding views of Mt. Rainier and the Tatoosh Ridge.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/26/2018: Snow level approximately 3000'.
Permit Info: Wilderness permit required. Permits are free and self-issued at trailhead.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply. Camping, campfires, and stock use are prohibited within Tatoosh Lakes Basin.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District



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  Area/Length : 
1.0 miles

  Elevation : 
5800' - 6310'


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