Trail #205 Goat Creek
Goat Creek Trail is 5.5 miles long and begins in old growth Douglas Fir and Western Red Cedar. After 0.5 miles the trail passes underneath spectacular waterfalls, then follows Goat Creek. It crosses a small creek twice as it climbs to views of the forest below. The trail wanders near open meadows and rock cliffs before it meets with Goat Mountain Trail #217 south of Vanson Peak.
Special conditions: Wet in the spring and no bridges over stream crossings.
Access to the trailhead is on private land. Check for road closures during fire season.
At a Glance
|2/13/24: Forest Road 27 and 2750 have reports of down trees blocking access and ability to get to trailhead parking.If you are able to get to trail, you will encounter down trees and unfavorable trail conditions. Trail is not maintained for winter use.
|Goat Creek Trailhead access road can be closed during fire season by Port Blakely Timber Company.
|No fee or pass required. See Mount St. Helens Map for fee and payment sites.
|April - Late November
|Closed to motorized use.
|Randle, WA; Glenoma, WA
From Randle, WA head west on US-12 for 10.2 miles. Turn left on Glenoma Road and continue for about 1.7 miles. Turn left on Champion Haul Road and follow for about 3.4 miles (you will pass Taidnapam Park and cross the Cowlitz River). Then go right onto Forest Road 27 and follow for about 0.8 miles. Then stay left on Forest Road 2750 and continue for about 3.5 miles.
*Please note the access road to this trailhead is on private land.
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