Trail #54 Buck Creek


Morrison Creek Area Trail Map

General trail guide for Morrison Creek Area in Mt Adams Vicinity. Trails include: Snipes Mountain #11, Gotchen Creek #40, Buck Creek #54, Pine Way #71, Cold Springs #72, Crofton Butte #73, and Salt Creek #75.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This Trail Open to Hikers, Bikers and Equestrian Use.

This trail is a moderately low elevation trail that parallels the White Salmon River. The trail stays high above the river gorge with occasional viewpoints from the top. A popular trail for horseback riders out of Mt Adams Horse Camp.

Most of the area is rocky and heavily forested. The trail has rolling grades and three stream crossings. This trail accesses Morrison Creek Trail #39 which accesses Mt Adams Wilderness. Nice views of the White Salmon River and bridges are available along the trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/13/2021: The trail is cleared and and open for use. For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Permit Info: Wilderness permit required when entering Mt. Adams Wilderness. Permits are free and self-issued at trailheads.
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Closed to All Motorized Use.
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


Northern access: via Forest Road 8031-041 to the north. (No parking)

Southern access: Lower Buck Creek trailhead.



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  Area/Length : 
2.4 miles

  Elevation : 
2600' - 3000'


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