Trailhead: Upper Gotchen Creek (FR 8040)

Area Status: Unreachable

Provides access to: Gotchen Creek Trail #40 from the north.

Primitive parking lot with limited parking. Up to 2 cars maximum. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 4/18/2019: Road to trailhead is not passable due to snow typically until early Summer. For current information, contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Fees No fee
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


From Trout Lake, WA take Mt. Adams Road for about 2 miles to Forest Road 80. Continue on Forest Road 80 for over 3 miles to Forest Road 8040. Continue on Forest Road 8040 (towards South Climb) for about another 4.5 miles to the trailhead.

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