Trailhead: Muddy Meadows

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Provides access to: Muddy Meadows Trail #13 which enters Mt. Adams Wilderness from the north.Panoramic views of Mt. Adams and sub-alpine meadows along trail.

Parking for 6 vehicles.

Alert: Access to this trailhead is down a narrow dirt road that is very rough in places. Trailers and motor homes strongly discouraged.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 6/13/2020: Road to trailhead typically melts out by mid-June.
Fees No fee
Permit Info: Wilderness Permit Required to enter Mt Adams Wilderness. Free self-issued permits are available at the trailhead.
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply in Mt Adams Wilderness
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District 

General Information


From Trout Lake, WA take Mt Adams Road for 1.3 mi. Continue on Forest Road 23 towards ​Randle and follow for approximately 23 miles. Then take Forest Road 2329 (towards Takhlakh Lake) and follow for about 6.7 miles and stay right. Then take the 087 spur road to the right for about .5 miles to the trailhead.

Trail is off Forest Road 2329.087.

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