Trail #67 Hand Shake

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This Trail Open to Hikers Only.

This is a short, accessible trail that leads to monument honoring the Hand Shake agreement of 1932. 

An area in the Sawtooth Berry Fields was reserved in 1932 by a handshake agreement between Yakama Indian Chief William Yallup and Gifford Pinchot National Forest Supervisor J.R. Bruckart for use by Indians. By understanding the historical significance of this area, we hope you pay close attention to the signs indicating the areas reserved for use by the Indians. By doing so, you are respecting the culture of another people.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 7/08/2017:Open
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Huckleberry picking prohibited on East side of Forest Rd. 24, except by Native American tribe members.
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


From Trout Lake, WA take Higway 141 for 5.8 miles the the forest boundary where it becomes Forest Road 24. Stay on Forest Road 24 for approximately another 14 miles to the site near Surprise Lakes.



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