Trail #75 Salt Creek


Morrison Creek Area Trail Map

General trail guide for Morrison Creek Area in Mt Adams Vicinity. Trails include: Snipes Mountain #11, Gotchen Creek #40, Buck Creek #54, Pine Way #71, Cold Springs #72, Crofton Butte #73, and Salt Creek #75.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This Trail Open to Hiker and Equestrian Use.

Salt Creek Trail enters Mt Adams Wilderness to offers excellent wildlife viewing opportunities. Beginning from Salt Creek Trailhead on Forest Road 8031, this lightly used trail follows Road 060 (closed to vehicle travel) for 1 mile, then enters the Mt. Adams Wilderness.

The trail travels through large open timber following the Salt Creek drainage, passing several beaver ponds and meadows. As you hike a long the trail near the beaver pond expect to see elk, deer, beaver, and eagles. The trail is maintained for 3 miles, ending near the confluence of Cascade and Salt Creeks.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 01/30/2019: Road to trailhead is not passable due to snow typically until late Spring. For current information, contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Fees No fee
Permit Info: Wilderness Permit Required. Free self-issue Wilderness Permit available at trailhead.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply   
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: Treat all non potable water before consuming.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


Salt Creek Trailhead

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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  Area/Length : 
3.0 miles

  Elevation : 
3200' - 3700'


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