Trailhead: Packwood Lake


A map depicting trails in the Goat Rocks Area.

Trail map for Goat Rocks Wilderness area.


Area Status: Closed

Provides access to: Packwood Lake Trail #78

Trailhead is on Forest Road 1260 where Packwood Lake Trail No. 78 heads off for the Goat Rocks Wilderness. DO NOT follow alternate routes provided by your phone or navigation device. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 9/12/22: Per Forest Order NO.06-03-05-22-02 this trail and access is closed due to fire activity. To learn more about Goat Rocks Wildfire please go to the following website link for current updated information: Goat Rocks Fire Information - InciWeb the Incident Information System (
Fees: $5/vehicle/day
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Goat Rocks Wilderness which surrounds much of Packwood Lake.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information

From Packwood, WA  travel US-12 for .3 miles east and take a right on Snyder Road. travel for 1.2 miles and continue onto Forest Road 1260 for another 4.5 miles to the trailhead.

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