Trailhead: Siouxon

Area Status: Open

Alert: This trailhead accesses trails within the Big Hollow Fire (2020) burned area. Hikers travel at their own risk. Please review safety tips for burned areas. Forest Road 5701 is barricaded and blocked 3.0 miles away from the original trailhead due to wildfire damage. Hikers may access the Siouxon Trail #130 starting from the Upper Siouxon Trailhead (Huffman Peak Trailhead). 

Provides access to:  Siouxon Trail #130 which links up with Huffman Peak #129, Horseshoe Ridge Trail # 140, Chinook Creek Trail #130A and Wildcat Trail # 156.

It also provides access for fishing on Siouxon Creek.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 06/13/2024: Trail has been reported to be snow free up to at least Horseshoe Falls. Siouxon Trail is accessible from Upper Siouxon Trailhead. The road is closed beyond the Upper Siouxon Trailhead (Huffman Peak Trailhead) due to wildfire damage. Barricades block access beyond Upper Siouxon Trailhead for the last 3.0 miles of FR 5701. Logging activity in Washington Department of Natural Resources Forest land is underway, and logging trucks are accessing Forest Road 54 for travel. Use extreme caution when driving Forest Road 54 to the Upper Siouxon Trailhead. 
Fees: Fee: $5 per vehicle per day
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Amboy, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mount St. Helens Ranger District

General Information


From Amboy, WA continue north on State Route 503 for about 4 miles. In Chelatchie, WA pass Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Headquarters on your left then turn right on NE Healy Road/Forest Road 54. Continue on Forest Road 54 for about 9 miles and take a left on Forest Road 57.  Drive roughly 1 mile to the gravel pit on the right hand side of the road, take a sharp left onto Forest Road 5701. Travel about a mile to the trailhead area. Please park perpendicular to make room for others.

The second trailhead at the end of the 5701 is currently closed due to hazards remaining from Big Hollow Fire. 

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