Trail #52 Monte Carlo
A general map of trails in the Monte Cristo area within the Mt Adams Vicinity. Trails include: Little Huckleberry #49, Monte Carlo #52, and Monte Cristo #53.
This Trail Open to Hikers, Bikers, and Equestrian Use.
This 6.8 mile trail crosses several roads before it begins the climb onto the ridge overlooking Holmes Creek and the White Salmon drainage. Big trees, wildflowers, and nice views are features of this trail. This trail can also be reached via Monte Cristo Trail #53.
The south end of this trail begins off Forest Road 18 and climbs moderate to steep grades through second-growth and old-growth forests, interspersed with some harvest units. The trail crosses several roads before it begins the climb onto the ridge overlooking Holmes Creek and the White Salmon drainage. For the next 2-3 miles, the trail moves in and out of state land, passes by some old-growth Douglas fir, and goes through several old burned areas before it breaks out onto Monte Carlo Ridge. From here you can get excellent views of the Little Salmon drainage and surrounding peaks. The trail ends on Road 1840-100.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||7/23/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Where trail crosses state land, trail finding might be necessary be sure to carry a map and compass. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.|
|Restrictions:||Closed to All Motorized Use.|
|Closest Towns:||Trout Lake, WA|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Mt. Adams Ranger District|
Monte Carlo Trailhead - Lower (Forest Road 18)
Monte Carlo Trailhead - Upper (Forest Road 1840-100)