Trail #29 Placid Lake

 

Indian Heaven Wilderness Trails Map

General map for Indian Heaven Wilderness trails including: Placid Lake #29, Chenamus Lake #29A,  Indian Heaven #33, Lemei #34, Wapiki Lake #34A, East Crater Trail #48, Tombstone Lake #55, Filloon Trail #102, Sawtooth Trail #107, Cultus Creek #108, Thomas Lake #171, Race track #171, Shortcut Trail #171A, Elk Lake #176, Lemei Lake #179, and Wood Lake # 185.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This Trail Open to Hiker and Equestrian Use.

This heavily used trail begins on the northwest side of Indian Heaven Wilderness. Placid Lake, meadows, wildflowers, and a small lake are features along this trail.

This heavily used trail begins on the northwest side of Indian Heaven Wilderness. It travels southeast through large timber. Just before Placid Lake (4,042 feet elevation), the trail enters the wilderness and continues for 0.5 mile before intersecting with the Chenamus Lake Trail #29A. Placid Lake Trail continues up the west slopes of Bird Mountain to a high meadow, where it ends on the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10/3/2017: Open
Permit Info: Wilderness Permit Required. Permits are free and self-issued at trailhead.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply   
Closest Towns: Stabler, WA; Carson, WA
Water: Treat all non potable water before consuming.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Carson, WA take Wind River Road/Forest Road 30 north for about 31 miles. Then turn right onto the 420 spur road and follow for about a mile to Placid Lake Trailhead.

Trail can be accessed from Forest Road 30-420 or Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000.


Activities


Hiking

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