Trail #7A Klickitat Loop


A map depicting trails in the Klickitat area within the Cowlitz Valley vicinity.

Klickitat area general map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.  Sites include:  
Cispus Lookout Trail #127
Dry Creek Trail #125
Klickitat Loop Trail #7A 
Klickitat Trail  #7
Pompey Peak Trail #128
South Point Lookout Trail #123

Area Status: Not Cleared

This trail is open to hiker and horse use only.

Klickitat Loop Trail #7A provides users with a loop trail mostly outside of Goat Rocks Wilderness. This trail uses closed logging roads and parts of Klickitat Trail #7, Snowgrass Trail #96, Coleman Weedpatch Trail #121 and some abandoned parts of the Pacific Crest Trail #2000 to form a large loop. Wilderness regulations apply to the areas within the Wilderness. Features include Elk Peak, Chambers Lake, Hugo Lake, Walupt Creek, the Cispus River, outstanding views, berry fields and subalpine ecosystems.

Sections of this trail were constructed and are maintained by members of the Backcountry Horsemen of Washington.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/26/2018: Snow level approximately 3000'.
Permit Info: Free Wilderness Permit Required to the areas within the Wilderness.  Available at trailheads.
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: This trail is open to hiker and horse use only and is closed to all other uses. Wilderness Regulations apply within Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


Cody Day Use Trailhead



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  Area/Length : 
27.0 miles

  Elevation : 
3000' - 4700'