Forest Road 99

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Forest Road 99 accesses Windy Ridge interpretive sites and recreation trails on the east side of Mount St Helens.

It meets Forest Road 25 near Wakepish Sno-park running to Windy Ridge and other Spirit Lake overlooks past places such as Bear Meadow Viewpoint, Miner's Car, Meta Lake and Cascade Peaks.

This is one of the most popular back-country destinations on the Forest and Monument with enough to see and do to fill more than a full day.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open ONLY to Wakepish Sno-Park, at the beginning of the 99 road. Gated for the winter just past the sno-park. No views of the mountain from there. Forest Road 99 normally opens the end of June or beginning of July, depending on snowpack.
Operational Hours: Road 99 is open for public use.
Usage: Medium-Heavy

Activities


Nature Viewing

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