Anvil Lake Trail #724

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trail passes through the beautiful Black Wolf Meadows on the way to Anvil Lake. This trail begins at Forest Road 5800-160 (4,160’) and ends at Forest Road 5820 (3,960’) near Anvil Lake. There are a few wet spots along the trail. Wildflowers are plentiful and huckleberries are everywhere when in season. Fishing opportunity is good at the lake. There is dispersed camping along the trail. Tread lightly in the meadow.

Trail Description and Map (PDF File)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trail Open, but be alert for down trees, hanging limbs, debris, and trail damaged caused by the Labor Day windstorm and winter ice storm. Access roads are limited and require navigation and backcountry skills. Check Riverside Fire damage for closures.
Closest Towns: Estacada, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Clackamas River Ranger District (971) 333.4100   

General Information


From Portland, OR travel east on US Hwy 26 to Sandy. Turn right (southwest) on OR Hwy 211 and travel 6.1 miles to OR Hwy 224. Turn left (southeast) on OR Hwy 224 and travel 25.3 to Forest Road 57. Take the left fork onto Forest Road 57 and follow it for 7.2 miles to Forest Road 58. Turn left (east) onto Forest Road 58 and travel 6.3 miles to Forest Road 5800-160. Turn right (east) on 5800-160 and travel approximately 0.5 mile to the trailhead on the left.



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  Area/Length : 
1.5 miles

  Elevation : 
3960' - 4160'