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Site: Iron Creek Picnic Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The area consists of very tall old growth trees on basically flat terrain of lush vegetation and room to roam. One of the first recreation sites reached when heading into the forest south from Randle, WA on Forest Road 25. The accessible picnic area is set among a majestic forest glen along the Cispus River adjacent to the Iron Creek Campground.

This site is the main access point for Iron Creek Oldgrowth Trail #83 and Iron Creek Campground Loop Trail #817 which are both accessible trails. 

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/08/2017: Open
Operational Hours: Site is open year-round
Fees No fee
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood, WA
Restroom: Toilets in Iron Creek Campground
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information


From Randle, Washington travel south on State Highway 131 (Forest Roads 23 and 25). Veer right in 1 mile at the Y of Forest Road 23 and Forest Road 25. Continue to follow Forest Road 25 for 7.8 eight miles.


Picnic and parking area are barrier-free.

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Day Hiking

Iron Creek Campground Loop Trail #187 and Iron Creek Oldgrowth Trail #83 can be accessed from this site.


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