Trail #74 Pipeline Road


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

Goat Rocks Wilderness vicinity map. Trails include: Angry Mountain  #90, Bluff Lake #65, Bypass #97, Clear Fork #61, Clear Lost  #76, Coleman Weedpatch #121, Coyote #79, Glacier Lake #89, Goat Ridge #95, Jordan Creek #94, Lily Basin  #86, Nannie Ridge #98, Packwood Lake #78, Pipeline Road #74, Snowgrass #96, Three Peaks #69, Upper Lake Creek #81, Walupt Lake #101. Click here for a larger image file.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trail is open to ATVs, motorcycles, hikers, horses, and bicycles.

This 4.5 mile trail begins on Forest Road 1260 and climbs to the Packwood Lake Motorcycle parking lot.  This is a motorized route into the north side of Packwood Lake. 

Packwood Lake was used by the Taidnapam people as a fishing and camping site.  The 452-acre lake is located at the headwaters of Lake Creek.  It was formed when a large mass of soil and rock slid off Snyder Mountain and dammed Lake Creek 1,200 years ago.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/25/2018: Open A Northwest Forest Pass or Interagency Pass is required to park at the trailhead. A fee tube is located at the motorized trailhead below the parking lot. Please call the local Ranger District office for up-to-date information.
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Bikes, motorcycles, and ATVs are not allowed beyond the parking lot at Packwood Lake. Wilderness Regulations Apply in Goat RocksWilderness. 
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Packwood Lake Trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


From Packwood, WA take Snyder Road/Forest Road 1260 and follow for about 4 miles.



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  Area/Length : 
4.5 miles

  Elevation : 
2760' - 2860'


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