Trail #1: Boundary- Yellow Jacket to Council Lake

 

Boundary Trail #1 YellowJacket 1A to Council Lake

          

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This section of Boundary Trail #1 is open to motorcycle, hiker, horse and bicycle use.

This 13.8 mile section of Boundary Trail #1 begins at Yellowjacket Trail #1A and travels east to Council Lake. This maintained trail travels along the divide of the Lewis and Cispus River watersheds. Its elevation is 4000 feet or above, ascending and descending out of stream drainages.

This trail provides expansive views of the South Cascade Mountains. The trail passes beneath the flat plateau of Table Mountain. You may find solitude in this remote setting as well as access numerous scenic trails and enjoy extended loop opportunities.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 07/16/2020: Conditions unknown
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Closed to ATV use.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Trout Lake, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

Yellowjacket Trail #1A access:

From Randle, Washington travel south on State Highway 131 (Forest Roads 23 and 25). Veer left in 1 mile at the Y of Forest Road 23 and Forest Road 25. Follow Forest Road 23 for 8.1 miles and turn left on Forest Road 28. Follow Forest Road 28 for 1.4 miles and follow Forest Road 28 for 9.9 miles and turn right on Forest Road 9.2 miles and arrive at the trail on the left.

Council Lake access:

From Randle, Washington travel south on State Highway 131 (Forest Roads 23 and 25). Veer left in 1 mile at the Y of Forest Road 23 and Forest Road 25. Continue to follow Forest Road 23 for approximately 32 miles and turn right on Forest Road 2334. Follow Forest Road 2334 for approximately .8 miles and turn right on Forest Road 2324016. Follow Forest Road 2324016 for approximately .2 miles and arrive at Council Lake. 


Activities


Bicycling

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Mountain Biking

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Areas & Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
13.8 miles

  Elevation : 
4221' - 5283'

 



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