Trail #218 Tumwater

Area Status: Open

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

This nine mile trail begins on Goat Mountain Trail #217 near Deadmans Lake. From there it climbs through rocky outcrops and meadows to the summit of Tumwater Mountain at mile 4. It descends rapidly to a crossing of Goat Creek and ties in with Goat Creek Trail #205.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 06/08/2023: Expect consistant snow on trails above 3,000 feet. Rapid warming and snowmelt can cause hazardous trail conditions like washouts and landslides, especially along trails that follow steep slopes.
Fees: No fee or pass required. See Mount St. Helens Map for fee and payment sites.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Randle, WA
Water: Treat all non-potable water before consuming.
Operated By: Forest Service
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General Information


Goat Mountain Trailhead


Via Goat Creek Trail #205 and Goat Mountain Trail #217 for a loop option.


Mountain Biking

General Info:


Goat Mountain Trailhead


Horse Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
9 miles

  Elevation : 
2400' - 4680'