Trail #81 Upper Lake Creek


A map depicting trails in the Goat Rocks Area.

Trail map for:

Angry Mountain
Clear Fork
Clear Lost
Goat Ridge
Jordan Creek
Lilly Basin
Nanny Ridge
Packwood Lake
Pipeline Road
Three Peaks
Upper Lake Creek
Walupt Lake

Area Status: Not Cleared

This trail is open to hiker and horse use only.

This trail begins on Packwood Lake Trail #78 at the lake and follows the lakeshore until it comes to Upper Lake Creek. Leaving Packwood Lake, the trail follows Upper Lake Creek at an even grade through dense forest for 4 miles. The trail then climbs steeply to join Coyote Trail #79 at the Packwood Saddle. Features include oldgrowth cedar, Packwood Lake and views. This trail is within Goat Rocks Wilderness.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/26/2018: Snow level approximately 3000'. There are 90+ trees down on the trail. Please call the local Ranger District office for up-to-date information. A Northwest Forest Pass is not required in the off season to park at the Packwood Lake trailhead A fee tube is located at the motorized trailhead below the parking lot.
Permit Info: Free Wilderness Permit required.  Available at the trailhead.
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information

Directions: The trail is off of Packwood Lake Trail #78.



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  Area/Length : 
7.5 miles

  Elevation : 
2860 - 5600


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