Trail #230 Coldwater

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Coldwater Trail #230 begins at its junction with Boundary Trail #1 (area is unavailable) another 2.3 miles from South Coldwater Trail 230A junction.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Only a few patches of snow remain.
Fees No fee or pass required. See Mount St. Helens Map for fee and payment sites.
Permit Info: A Mount Margaret Backcountry Permit is required for camping in Mount Margaret Backcountry. Permits are available by advance reservation only.
Open Season: undefined - undefined
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Summer-Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions:
  • No livestock or campfires.
  • Camping is allowed in designated campsites only with Mount Margaret Backcountry Permit.
  • Dogs allowed on leash only, and must stay on the trail.
  • See Mount St. Helens Map for trails where mountain bikes are allowed in Closure Area #1. Bikes must stay on the trail at all times to protect the fragile landscape.
Closest Towns: Toutle, WA, Castle Rock, WA
Restroom: Toilet at Coldwater Lake Day Use
Operated By: Forest Service
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General Information

Directions:

From Castle Rock, drive State Route 504 east 43 miles. Stay right where State Route 504 forks towards the Johnston Ridge Observatory. Continue for 1 mile, turn left at Coldwater Lake Picnic and Boating Site. Take Lakes Trail #211 from boat launch area east for 4.5 miles to it's junction with Coldwater Trail #230. 

Access this trail via: Lakes Trail #211, South Coldwater Trail #230A, or Boundary Trail #1.


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
4.9 miles

  Elevation : 
2600' - 5200'

 



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