Forest Road 26

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

FR26 travels north to south, from FR 25 to FR 99 near Mt. St. Helens. It is currently closed on the north side at mile marker 8, and on the south side just above Ryan Lake. It is a paved road that has not been well maintained.  There are some gravel sections, slumps, and potholes.  Please be careful!

The road is very scenic leading into the blast zone near Mt. St. Helens. Along the road, you will see blown down trees from the eruption and new trees and plants that have grown back.

The road accesses Goat Mountain Trail, Norway Pass, and the Mt. Margaret Backcountry. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 06/29/2018: Road open on Forest Road 99 end to Ryan Lake. Middle section closed for repair work in 2018.  Closed at milepost 8 on the north side due to large washout & just past Ryan Lake on south side coming from Forest Road 99.
Usage: Medium


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