Trailhead: Independence Pass

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Provides access to: Independence Pass Trail #227 and Independence Ridge Trail #227A.

Located on Forest Road 99 this trailhead also accesses a short hike to an interpretive view point of Spirit Lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the season.
Fees $5/vehicle/day
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Randle, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of a fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument Headquarters & Visitor Centers

General Information

Directions:

Forest Road 99


Accessibility:
Directions:

From Cougar WA take Lewis River Road east for 2.8 miles. The road then changes to Forest Road 90. Continue on Forest Road 90 for 16 miles and stay to the left on Forest Road 25, pass the Pine Creek Information Center. Drive Forest Road 25 for 25 miles to the junction of Forest Road 99. Turn left onto Forest Road 99 towards Windy Ridge. Drive approximately 12.2 miles to Independence Pass Trailhead.


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General Info:

Directions

Forest Road 99


Accessibility
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.28218

  Longitude : 
-122.09664

  Elevation : 
4100

 

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