Trail #213A Vanson Ridge

Area Status: Open

This trail is open to hiker, horse and bicycle use.

This 3.3 mile trail starts at a junction with Goat Mountain Trail #217, just north of Vanson Lake, and runs south to tie in with Green River Trail #213 west of Green River Horse Camp creating a loop option. 

Expect grades of 20 to 30 percent. Features include views of the Green River and dense conifer forests.

Special Conditions: Wet in the spring.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 06/08/2023: Forest Road 26 is still inaccessible due to snow.
Fees: No fee or pass required. See Mount St. Helens Map for fee and payment sites.
Usage: Light-Medium
Closest Towns: Randle, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1) at Green River Horse Camp
Operated By: Forest Service
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General Information


Green River Horse Camp - via Goat Mountain Trail #217 or Green River Trail #213.


Mountain Biking

Day Hiking

Horse Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
3.3 miles

  Elevation : 
2200' - 4200'