Trail #14 Steamboat Viewpoint

Area Status: Unreachable

This Trail Open to Hikers Only.

A short 0.5 mile pleasant trail with wildflowers in season that climbs to the top of Steamboat Mountain, a former fire lookout site, with an intertesting view of the summit of Mt. Adams. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 3/05/2019: Road to trailhead is not passable due to snow typically until early Summer. For current information, contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Usage: Light
  • Hikers only. Closed to All Motorized Use. Bicycle Use Prohibited.
  • Commercial harvest of forest products prohibited within Steamboat Mountain Research Area.
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


FromTrout Lake, Washington go one mile north to Trout Lake Creek Road and turn right. Continue on Trout Lake Creek Road until it crosses the Forest Boundary where it becomes Forest Road 88. Continue on Forest Road 88 to the Big Tire intersection. Then fork left onto Forest Road 8851. Travel about 3 miles and turn right on Forest Road 8854. Drive to Spur road 021 and fork to the left past the open gate. Continue to gravel pit at the end of the road. Park in the gravel pit. The trailhead is on the left.



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  Area/Length : 
0.5 mile

  Elevation : 
5000' - 5424'


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