Trail #161A Tatoosh Lookout


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

Tatoosh area general map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.  Sites include:  
Backbone Lake Trail #164
Blue Hole Trail #167
Grant Purcell Falls Trail #162A
La Wis Wis Campground
River View Trail #162

Tatoosh Lake Trail #161B
Tatoosh Lookout Trail #161A
Tatoosh Trail #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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