Trail #157 McClellan Meadows

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This Trail Open to Hikers, Bikers and Equestrian Use.

The trail follows the route of George McClellan's 1852 railroad survey. A popular but challenging mountain biking trail with a grades and stream crossings.

The trail runs from the lower trailhead on Forest Road 3053 to the upper trailhead Forest Road 65 near Falls Creek Horse Camp.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: undefined
Open Season: undefined - undefined
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Closed to All Motorized Use.
Closest Towns: Stabler, WA; Carson, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


There are two access points to this trail.

Trailhead: McClellan Meadows-Lower

From Carson, Washington travel north on Wind River Highway to the Forest Boundary where it becomes Forest Road 30. Continue north on Forest Road 30 to the intersection with Forest Road 3053 at McClellan Sno-park. Turn right on to Forest Road 5053 and continue to the trail head.

Trailhead: McClellan Meadows-Upper

From Carson, Washington follow Wind River Highway north for abot 4 miles to Panther Creek Road. Turn right onto Panther Creek Road which becomes Forest Road 65 at the Forest Boundary Continue to follow Forest Road 65 to the intersection with Forest Road 60. Drive throught this intersection and continue north on Forest Road 65. Keep to the right at the fork in the road and continue north to the Horse Camp located on the left about 3 miles from the fork. The trailhead is on the left just past the Horse Camp. 

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  Area/Length : 
3 miles

  Elevation : 
3000' - 4000'