Trailhead: East Crater

Area Status: Unreachable

Provides access to: East Crater Trail #48 which enters Indian Heaven Wilderness from the southeast.

Parking area for 5 vehicles at the trailhead.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 3/13/2019: 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.
Permit Info: Wilderness Permit Required to enter Indian Heaven Wilderness. Permits are free and self-issued at the trailhead.
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply in Indian Heaven Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA; Carson, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


From Trout Lake, WA, head northwest on WA-141 which turns into Forest Road 24 at the national forest boundary. Continue on Forest Road 24 and stay left on Forest Road 60. Then take a right (north) on Forest Road 6035 towards Forlorn Lakes. Pass Forlorn Lakes Campground and drive for about another mile to the East Crater trailhead. 

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