Trailhead: Indian Race Track - South

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Provides access to: Indian Racetrack Trail # 171 and the southern portion of Indian Heaven Wilderness.

Limited parking off to side of the gate on Forest Road 6048 for 1 or 2 vehicles. Please do not block the gate. Trailhead is 3 miles up Forest Road 6048 from parking at gate. This trailhead also accesses Red Mountain and Lookout.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trailhead is located on a gated road and is inaccessible year around. For more information, contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Fees No fee
Permit Info: Wilderness Permit required when entering Indian Heaven Wilderness. Free self-issue permits available at the trailhead.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply.
Closest Towns: Carson, WA Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


From Trout Lake, WA head northwest on Highway 141 and continue on Forest Road 24 at the forest boundary. Continue on Forest Road 60 at the intersection. Follow Forest Road 60 for about another 10 miles to Forest Road 6048. Forest Road 6048 is gated. The trailhead is at the end of Forest Road 6048 near the historic Red Mountain Lookout site.

(About 21 miles from Trout Lake, WA)

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