Recreation

William O. Douglas Wilderness.

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Gifford Pinchot National Forest has reopened most developed day use & trailhead sites. Currently, dispersed camping is allowed, provided an area or specific dispersed site closure is not in effect. Most developed campgrounds remain closed. View latest COVID update FAQs.

Check current conditions at specific recreation sites.

Have questions about visiting the forest? Call us Monday- Friday 8am – 4:30pm:

  • Cowlitz Valley Ranger District: (360) 497-1100
  • Mt. Adams Ranger District: (509) 395-3400
  • Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument: (360) 449-7800
  • Email 

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Recreation sites are grouped into three geographic areas:

Read our 6-year Proposed Program of Work.

Recreation Map

Conditions Report

Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
Ape Cave Interpretive Site Closed to Visitor

06/03/2020: Temporarily CLOSED to align with the Washingtons State "Stay Home-Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. View updates on the closure: www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/  Forest Road 8303 is gated just past Trail of Two Forests Interpretive Site. Pedestrian and vehicle traffic prohibited beyond the gate.

 

 

Bear Meadow Interpretive Site Closed to Visitor Forest Road 99 gated just past Wakepish Sno-Park, so site inaccessible by vehicle. Normally opens the end of June/July.
Blast Edge Viewpoint; Monument Entry Closed to Visitor Forest Road 99 gated just past Wakepish Sno-Park, so site inaccessible by vehicle. Normally opens the end of June/July.
Boating Site: Goose Lake Open to Visitor 6/04/2020: The day use area/boat launch is now open for the season. Goose Lake was stocked in late May. The Goose Lake campground is also now open for the season. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Boating Site: Mosquito Lakes Open to Visitor 6/04/2020: Open. The dam has been put in for Summer. For current information, contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District (509)395-3402.
Campground: Adams Fork Open to Visitor 06/05/2020: Open. Reservations required via Recreation.gov.
Campground: Atkisson Group Camp Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Campground is normally closed for the season until early Summer.
Campground: Beaver Closed to Visitor 6/04/2020: Campground is scheduled to reopen June 10. For reservations, go to www.recreation.gov.
Campground: Big Creek Open to Visitor 06/05/2020: Open. Reservations required via Recreation.gov.
Campground: Blue Lake Creek Open to Visitor 06/05/2020: Open. Reservations required via Recreation.gov.
Campground: Canyon Creek Closed to Visitor 4/05/2020: FS Rd. 54 is closed on the West side due to road damage. Campground is only reachable if driving on Rd. 54 coming from the East (off FS. Rd. 30)Campground is no longer being maintained/picnic tables have been removed. Camp at your own risk & pack out your own trash.
Campground: Coho Group Camp Closed to Visitor 05/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State “Stay Home-Stay Healthy” Executive Order
Campground: Crest Camp/Trailhead Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Campground is normally closed for the season until early Summer.
Campground: Cultus Creek Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Campground is normally closed for the season until early Summer.
Campground: Forlorn Lakes Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Campground is normally closed for the season until early Summer.
Campground: Goose Lake Open to Visitor 6/04/2020: Campground is now open for the season. No reservations are taken; first come, first served.
Campground: Government Mineral Springs Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Campground is normally closed for the season until early Summer.
Campground: Horseshoe Lake Closed to Visitor 05/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State “Stay Home-Stay Healthy” Executive Order
Campground: Iron Creek Open to Visitor 06/05/2020: Open. Reservations required via Recreation.gov.
Campground: Killen Creek Closed to Visitor 05/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State “Stay Home-Stay Healthy” Executive Order
Campground: La Wis Wis Open to Visitor 06/04/2020: Open. Reservations required via Recreation.gov.
Campground: Lower Falls Open to Visitor 5/29/20 Lower Falls Campground is open for RESERVATION CAMPING ONLY.  Reservations can be made on www.recreation.gov NOTE: Lower Falls Day Use Area is closed for 2020. 
Campground: Morrison Creek Open to Visitor 6/04/2020: Dispersed camping is allowed. Bathroom will not be maintained on a frequent basis, advisable to bring toilet paper.
Campground: Moss Creek Closed to Visitor 6/04/2020: Campground is scheduled to reopen June 10. For reservations, visit www.recreation.gov.
Campground: North Fork Closed to Visitor 05/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State “Stay Home-Stay Healthy” Executive Order
Campground: North Fork Group Camp Closed to Visitor 03/26/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State “Stay Home-Stay Healthy” Executive Order
Campground: Oklahoma Closed to Visitor 6/04/2020: Campground is scheduled to reopen June 10. For reservations, visit www.recreation.gov.
Campground: Olallie Lake Closed to Visitor 05/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State “Stay Home-Stay Healthy” Executive Order
Campground: Panther Creek Closed to Visitor 6/04/2020: Campground is scheduled to reopen June 10. For reservations, visit recreation.gov.
Campground: Paradise Creek Closed to Visitor 6/04/2020: Campground is scheduled to reopen June 10. Visit www.Recreation.gov for reservations.
Campground: Peterson Prairie Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Campground: Soda Spring Closed to Visitor 03/26/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State “Stay Home-Stay Healthy” Executive Order
Campground: Sunset Falls Campground and Day Use Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: The Day use area is reopened, but the campground is temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Campground: Takhlakh Lake Closed to Visitor 05/15/2020: Temporarily closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19
Campground: Tillicum Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Campground: Tower Rock Closed to Visitor 05/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State “Stay Home-Stay Healthy” Executive Order
Campground: Trout Lake Creek Open to Visitor 6/04/2020: Open for the season.
Campground: Walupt Lake Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State “Stay Home-Stay Healthy” Executive Order
Cascade Peaks Interpretive Station Closed to Visitor Forest Road 99 gated for the winter season just past Wakepish Sno-Park, so site inaccessable. Cascade Peaks may reopen summer 2020.
Clearwater Overlook Site Closed to Visitor Forest Road 25 gated on the north side, just south of the 25/99 junction and on the south side four miles north of the 25/90 junction.
Climbers Bivouac Trailhead Closed to Visitor 06/02/2020: Forest Roads 830 to Climber's Bivouac remains gated due to snow. Site normally accessible sometime in June to November.
Coldwater Lake Picnic and Boating Site Open to Visitor Restroom open, but will be cleaned infrequently.
Forest Road 20 Closed to Visitor 10/09/2019. Open, snow levels are beginning to drop to approximately 4000'.
Forest Road 21 Open to Visitor 12/17/2019. Open to the snow line or Johnson Creek Sno-park. Closed beyond that for winter Sno-park recreation.
Forest Road 2150 Open to Visitor 12/16/2019. Road is blocked by snow in Winter & Spring through early June.
Forest Road 23 Closed to Visitor 6/05/2020. Road is still blocked by snow at the highest elevation near Babyshoe Pass. It will likely become driveable by mid June. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information 509-395-3402.
Forest Road 2329 Closed to Visitor 6/05/2020: Road is blocked by snow typically until early June. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Forest Road 24 Closed to Visitor 6/05/2020: Road 24 is still partially blocked by snow around Cultus Creek Campground. It is closed from Dec. 1 - March 31 for Winter recreation use only. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402 for current info.
Forest Road 25 Closed to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road is closed at this time of year. It is gated for winter between Muddy River on the south and Wakepish Sno-Park on the north.  Reopens in June, weather-dependent.
Forest Road 26 Closed to Visitor 12/04/19: CLOSED and gated for winter season.
Forest Road 2750 Open to Visitor 2/21/2020: Open.  Recommend high clearance vehicles only and road is not safely passable to trailers.Forest Road 2750 to Goat Ridge Trail #205 is in excellent condition with 2 miles of passable packed snow/ice near the top; recommend high-clearance 4x4. Four inches of snow at the TH. No current report on trail conditions.  
Forest Road 28 Closed to Visitor 12/16/2019: Road is blocked by snow in Winter & Spring through early June.
Forest Road 2801 Closed to Visitor 12/16/2019: Road is blocked by snow in winter season.
Forest Road 30/Wind River Highway Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road may have snow on it past Lone Butte Sno-Park until early June.
Forest Road 41 Open to Visitor 6/05/2020: From Lookout Mountain to Sunset Falls the road is rough and slow going. High clearance vehicle recommended.
Forest Road 4109    5/07/2020: Road is snow covered until late Spring. Recommended for High clearance 4WD vehicles only. Road is rough and in very bad shape.
Forest Road 42 Open to Visitor 6/05/2020:  Road is snow covered until late Spring. Rd. 42 is in need of brushing, drive cautiously.
Forest Road 43    5/07/2020: Road is snow covered until mid-Spring. Drive with caution, road is in rough condition.
Forest Road 48 Open to Visitor 12/16/2019. Road is blocked by snow in Winter & Spring through early June. high clearance recommended.
Forest Road 51 /Curly Creek Cut-off Open to Visitor 4/21/2020: Open. For road conditions updates, check the Skamaniacounty.org website, Public Works link.
Forest Road 52/Skate Creek Road Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open, but road is very rough. Drive with caution, high-clearance vehicle recommended. Please contact Cowlitz Valley Ranger District for current information 360-497-1100.
Forest Road 54/ Canyon Creek Closed to Visitor 5/07/2020: Forest Rd. 54 is closed on the West side due to road damage, just past the junction of Rd. 54 & Rd. 57. On the East side, during the Summer and Fall road 54 is open to the Soda Peaks Lake trailhead and beyond . Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Forest Road 56 Open to Visitor 12/17/2019. Open, depending on snow levels, road will be plowed to Forest Road 5603.
Forest Road 5603 Open to Visitor 12/17/2019. Open, and weekly plowing to Orr Creek Sno-park.
Forest Road 5701 Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Road is clear to the Siouxon Cr. trailhead.
Forest Road 59 Closed to Visitor 02/06/2020: CLOSED due to several washouts.
Forest Road 60 Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road 60 is completely open. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402 for current information.
Forest Road 63 Closed to Visitor 10/4/2019: Travel not recommended from the Randle side due to washout ruts in the road. Road is not open due to a large slide at Whalehead Ridge area.
Forest Road 65 Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020:Road is still partially snow covered at North end and not fully driveable until late May. NOTE: Rd. 65. has a short section of flood damage just past Falls Cr. Falls Horsecamp.� Access to Thomas Lake TH is passable by a higher clearance vehicle (Ex.�Truck or SUV) otherwise access via Rd. 6507. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Forest Road 66 Open to Visitor 5/18/2020: Road 66 is open for driving, but drive cautiously as there are many potholes. Note: The water in South Prairie(Disappearing Lake) is already too low to paddle on. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402 for current information.
Forest Road 75 Closed to Visitor 02/21/2020: CLOSED at MP 3.0 due to washout.
Forest Road 76 Open to Visitor 10/9/2019: Open
Forest Road 80 and 8040 Open to Visitor 6/04/2020: Road to South Climb trailhead is open to Cold Springs trailhead. The Mt. Adams Climbing permit system has changed this season. Purchase your digital pass on www.recreation.gov/sitepass/74420. A climbing pass is required May 1 - Sept. 30. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402 for further information or visit our Gifford Pinchot NF website www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Forest Road 81 Open to Visitor Forest Road 81 is passable, but drive with caution. There are downed trees that have not been cleared yet.
Forest Road 8123 Open to Visitor Road in extremely rough shape. High clearance vehicles recommened. Can only drive less than a mile before totally impassable. May have snow until June.
Forest Road 82 / 8225 Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Open. Bird Creek Meadows area road is closed due to restoration work in progress after the Cougar Creek Fire. Check in late Summer to see if that area re-opens 509-395-3402.
Forest Road 83 Open to Visitor 06/05/2020: Forest Road 83 open and snow-free.
Forest Road 8322 Open to Visitor No reports on the roads condition for 2020.
Forest Road 84 Open to Visitor 12/16/2019. Road is blocked by snow in Winter & Spring through early June.
Forest Road 85 Open to Visitor 12/16/2019. Road is blocked by snow in Winter & Spring through early June. High Clearance 4 x 4 recommended. There is a washout at milepost 9.2 and one at milepost 9.4. Use not advised.
Forest Road 88 Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Note: Road 88 is washed out 7 miles north of Big Tire Jct., you cannot connect to FR 90 due to the washout at MP 19.7. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Forest Road 90 Open to Visitor 6/05/2020:Rd. 90 is open coming from both directions. Expect the road to be in rough condition with several potholes. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District with questions (509)395-3402
Forest Road 93 Closed to Visitor 3/09/2020: Road is typically snow covered until late Spring. For further information, contact Mt. Adams Ranger District.
Forest Road 99 Closed to Visitor Forest Road 99 gated just past Wakepish Sno-Park. Road normally opens the end of June when the snow melts.
Harmony Falls Viewpoint Closed to Visitor Forest Road 99 closed for the winter. Road normally reopens in late June/July.
Horse Camp: Cody Closed to Visitor 03/26/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State “Stay Home-Stay Healthy” Executive Order
Horse Camp: Falls Creek Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Horse Camp: Keenes Closed to Visitor 03/26/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State “Stay Home-Stay Healthy” Executive Order
Horse Camp: Lewis River Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Horse Camp: Mt. Adams Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Horse Camp: Walupt Closed to Visitor 03/26/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State “Stay Home-Stay Healthy” Executive Order
Interpretive Site: Berry Fields Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Road to site is snow covered until late June.
Interpretive Site: Layser Cave Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Interpretive Site: Woods Creek Watchable Wildlife Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Johnston Ridge Observatory Closed to Visitor
  • 2020 opening delayed to align with Washington State "Stay at Home - Stay Healthy" Order. See Gifford Pinchot National Forest website for updates.
  • Highway 504 to Johnston Ridge is gated at mile marker 45, just past Coldwater Lake and the Hummocks Trail. This closure is 7 miles before you reach the Observatory.
Kalama Horse Camp Campground Open to Visitor 06/04/2020: Open
Lava Canyon Interpretive Site Open to Visitor 06/05/2020: The suspension bridge is closed for the foreseeable future.
Meta Lake Interpretive Site Closed to Visitor Both Forest Service Roads 99 and 26 are closed. Roads normally reopen the end of June/July when the snow melts out.
Monitor Ridge Climbing Route Closed to Visitor
  • Forest Road 830 to Climber's Bivouac remains gated. Site normally accessible June to November.
Mount Margaret Backcountry Open to Visitor
  • Winter conditions exist, including deep snow and ice.
  • Forest Roads 99 and 26 to Norway Pass normally closed by snow until the end of June/July. South Coldwater Trail provides access a bit earlier.
  • Read Mount Margaret Backcountry Conditions Report.
  • Water scarce in areas of the Backcountry, especially along Boundary Trail #1. Only available seasonally.
Mount St. Helens area Open to Visitor
  • State Route 504 gated at mile marker 45, just past Coldwater Lake and the Hummocks Trail.
  • Forest Road 83 open.
  • Forest Road 830 to Climber's Bivouac closed. 
  • Forest Road 81 open.
  • Forest Road 99 to Windy Ridge gated just past Wakepish Sno-Park.
  • Forest Road 25 gated just south of the 25/99 junction and 4 miles north of the 25/99 junction.  
Mt. Adams Summit    06/04/2020: Mt Adams climbing permits are now on sale at recreation.gov. Please check the Mt Adams Climbing Report before your trip. Call the Mt. Adams District office with questions:  (509) 395-3400. Note: We are no longer processing mail order climbing pass requests. 
Mt. St. Helens East Side: Forest Roads 25 & 99 Closed to Visitor
  • Forest Road 99 to Windy Ridge is closed just past Wakepish Sno-Park.
  • Forest Road 25 gated just south of the 25/99 junction, and 4 miles north of the 25/99 junction.
  • Forest Road 26 closed just south of the 2612 junction, just before Ryan Lake. 
Mt. St. Helens South Side: Forest Roads 83 & 81 Open to Visitor 06/05/2020: Forest Roads 83 & 81 are open. Forest Road 8303 to Ape Cave is gated just past Trail of Two Forest Recreation site and is closed to both pedestrian  and vehicle traffic. Ape Cave remains closed.
Norway Pass Trailhead Closed to Visitor Forest Roads 99 and 26, the entrances to Norway Pass, are closed. Roads normally reopen near the end of June/July.
Observation Site: Mt. Rainier-Goat Rocks Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Observation Site: Palisades Closed to Visitor 05/15/2020: Closed. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Pine Creek Information Center Closed to Visitor Temporarily closed - will be evaluated for opening in spring.
Recreation Rental: Gov. Mineral Springs Cabin Open to Visitor 6/05/2020: The cabin will be open for weekend reservations only Fri., Sat., Sun. nights with a 2 night minimum stay required. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for information 509-395-3402.
Recreation Rental: Peterson Prairie Cabin Open to Visitor 6/05/2020: The cabin will be open for weekend reservations only Fri., Sat.,& Sun. nights with a 2 night minimum stay required. Reservations can be made at www. recreation.gov. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for information 509-395-3402.
Site: Hemlock Picnic Area Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
Site: Ice Cave Picnic Area Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
Site: Iron Creek Picnic Area Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Site: La Wis Wis Picnic Area Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Site: Lower Falls Day Use Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/ Lower Falls Day Use and Campground are typically opened in late Spring.
Site: Wakepish Picnic Area Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Site: Walupt Lake Day Use Picnic Area Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Smith Creek Picnic/Viewpoint Closed to Visitor Both Forest Service Roads 99 and 26 are closed for the winter. Roads normally reopen in late June/July.
Sno-Park: Atkisson Closed to Visitor 5/15/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Sno-Park: Cougar Open to Visitor No snow.
Sno-Park: Flattop Closed to Visitor 4/03/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Sno-Park: Johnson Creek Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Sno-Park: Koshko Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
Sno-Park: Lone Butte Closed to Visitor 4/03/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Sno-Park: Marble Mountain Open to Visitor 06/05/2020: Road and sno-park are snow-free.
Sno-Park: McClellan Meadows Open to Visitor 5/18/2020: parking lot is open for disperse camping
Sno-Park: Oldman Pass Closed to Visitor 4/03/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Sno-Park: Orr Creek Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Sno-Park: Pineside Closed to Visitor 4/03/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Sno-Park: Rush Creek Closed to Visitor 4/03/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Sno-Park: Skate Creek Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Sno-Park: SnowKing Closed to Visitor 4/03/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Sno-Park: Trail of Two Forests Open to Visitor Site is open, but Forest Road 8303 is gated just beyond. Pedestrian and vehicle traffic are prohibited beyone the gate. Ape Cave remains closed.
Sno-Park: Wakepish Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Trail #10 High Camp Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail typically melts out in mid-late July.
Trail #101: Walupt Lake Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Trail #102 Filloon Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail typically melts out in mid-June.
Trail #104 Spacing Study Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
Trail #106 Hidden Lakes Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail typically melts out in late June.
Trail #107 Sawtooth Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail typically melts out in early July.
Trail #108 Cultus Creek Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail typically melts out in early July. Beware, Mosquitoes are fierce in July.
Trail #11 Snipes Mountain Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Open. Upper trail typically melts out in late June.
Trail #110 Green Mountain Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Trail #111 Thomas Lake Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: trail typically melts out to Thomas Lake in early June, but later in the month for lakes further up this trail.
Trail #112 Divide Camp Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: trail typically melts out in mid-July.
Trail #113 Killen Creek Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail is typically partially snow covered until early July.
Trail #114 High Line Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail typically has snow on it until early July
Trail #115 Spring Creek Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Trail #116 High Lakes Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Trail #12 Stagman Ridge Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail is typically snow covered until late June.
Trail #121 Coleman Weedpatch Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Trail #122 North Fork Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Trail #124 Paradise Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
Trail #129 Huffman Peak Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
Trail #13 Muddy Meadows Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail typically melts out in early July. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #130 Siouxon Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
Trail #133 Soda Peaks Lake Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail is now melted out for hiking and backpacking.
Trail #135 Big Huckleberry Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
Trail #137 Panther Creek Falls Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
Trail #140 Horseshoe Ridge Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
Trail #148 Snofoot Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
Trail #15 Peeled Cedar Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Trail typically melts out in June.
Trail #152 Falls Creek Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
Trail #152A Falls Creek Falls Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
Trail #156 Wildcat Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
Trail #171A Shortcut Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
Trail #172 Bluff Mountain Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Typically melts out in June.
Trail #174 Sunset Falls Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Day use area is open.
Trail #176 Elk Lake Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail typically melts out in July.
Trail #179 Lemei Lake Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail typically melts out in July.
Trail #18 Table Mountain Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Trail typically melts out in late June.
Trail #180B Chinook Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
Trail #180C Sturgeon Rock Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
Trail #180E Indian Pits Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
Trail #183 South Climb Open to Visitor 6/4/2020: The climbing permit system has changed this season. You may now Purchase a digital pass by visiting www.recreation.gov/sitepass/74420. For current info, contact Mt. Adams ranger district, 509-395-3402.For climbing conditions during the normal climbing season, please see the Mt. Adams Climbing Report.
Trail #184 Lava Canyon Open to Visitor 06/05/20: Forest Road 83 open for the 2020 season. No trail reports on the trail.
Trail #185 Wood Lake Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Trail typically melts out in July. Beware, mosquitoes are fierce in July.
Trail #187 Iron Creek Campground Loop Open to Visitor 05/30/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Trail #19 Cussed Hollow Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
Trail #192.2 Trapper Creek Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
Trail #194 Dry Creek Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
Trail #1: Boundary- Hummocks to Johnston Ridge Open to Visitor Trail should be fairly snow-free for first sections to JRO.
Trail #1: Boundary- Johnston Ridge to Truman Trail Open to Visitor Expect patches of snow. Highway 504 to Johnston Ridge remains gated at milepost 45, just past Hummocks Trail and Coldwater Lake, so no vehicle access.
Trail #1: Boundary- Norway Pass to Elk Pass Closed to Visitor
  • Forest Road 99 just past Wakepish Sno-Park. Forest Road 26 closed for winter, so site inaccessable. Roads normally reopen near the end of June/July.
Trail #1: Boundary- Truman #207 to Norway Pass Open to Visitor Possibly deep snow expected at higher elevations. No trail reports.
Trail #1E Harry's Ridge Open to Visitor Probable deep snow. No trail reports as of yet.
Trail #200 Lava Butte Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
Trail #2000 Pacific Crest, Mt. Adams area Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call local Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information.
Trail #2000 Pacific Crest, William O. Douglas Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
Trail #2000: Pacific Crest Trail, Goat Rocks Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Trail #201 Eruption Open to Visitor Highway 504 remains gated at mile marker 45, so vehicle access to Johnston Ridge Observatory is not possible.
Trail #210 Meta Lake Closed to Visitor Forest Road 99 closed due to snow. Road normally reopens the end of June/July when the snow melts.
Trail #211 Lakes Open to Visitor Trail open and snow-free.
Trail #213 Green River Closed to Visitor Forest Roads 26 and 99 are closed. Normally reopen the end of June/July.
Trail #216 Loowit Open to Visitor Expect snow on sections of the trail. Trailfinding skills are a must. Access is limited due to closure of Windy Ridge, Johnston Ridge and mid section of the 81 Road.
Trail #216A Ptarmigan Open to Visitor 06/03/2020: Forest Road 830 to Climbers Bivouac is gated.Climbers use Worm Flows Route from Marble Mountain Sno-Park.
Trail #216B June Lake Open to Visitor 06/05/2020: Forest Road 83 open for the 2020 season. No trail reports.
Trail #216D: Abraham Open to Visitor Forest Roads 99 and 83 normally gated with first snowfalls until sometime in June, limiting road access.
Trail #217 Goat Mountain Closed to Visitor Forest Roads 26 and 99 closed for the winter season. Roads normally reopen in late June.
Trail #219 Quartz Creek Big Trees Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
Trail #225 Smith Creek Open to Visitor 06/05/2020: Open from the south side, but no trail reports or road reports on the 8322 road access.
Trail #227 Independence Pass   
  • Independence Pass Trail has experienced significant washouts- visitors cannot safely hike beyond the first�1.5 miles�of the trail from the Independence Pass trailhead and will be unable to connect with the Boundary Trail.
  • Forest Roads 99 and 26 are closed for the winter. Roads normally reopen in June.
  • Trail #228 Covel Creek Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #228A Covel Creek Falls Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #228B Angel Falls Loop Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #229 Hummocks Open to Visitor 06/03/2020: Open and snow-free.
    Trail #230 Coldwater Open to Visitor Expect snow and the trail to not be visible at higher elevations.
    Trail #230A South Coldwater Open to Visitor Expect snow at higher elevations. The trailhead lies beyond the Highway 504 closure, so a one mile walk up the road is required to reach the trailhead.
    Trail #233 Trail of Two Forests Open to Visitor
    Trail #234 Ape Canyon Open to Visitor 06/05/2020: Forest Road 83 open for the 2020 season. No trail reports.
    Trail #237 Blue Lake Open to Visitor Forest Road 81 open. No trail reports.
    Trail #238 Toutle Open to Visitor Possible snow. Be prepared.
    Trail #238A Butte Camp Open to Visitor Possible snow. Be prepared.
    Trail #240 Sheep Canyon Open to Visitor Be prepared for snow on the trail.
    Trail #247 Woods Creek Watchable Wildlife Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #247A Oldgrowth Loop Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #250 Osborne Mountain Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #251 Teeley Creek Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #252 Big Creek Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #253 Greenwood Lake Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #255 Cave Creek Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #256 Burley Mountain Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #258 Silver Creek Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #260 Camp Creek Falls Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #263 Dark Meadow Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #265 East Canyon Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #269 Allen Mountain Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #270 Valley Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #275 Kraus Ridge Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #29 Placid Lake Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #290 Layser Cave Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #292: Mosquito Meadows Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #293 High Bridge Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #29A Chenamus Lake Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #31 Lewis River Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #31 Lewis River, Curly Creek to Lower Falls Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #31 Lewis River, Lower Falls to Quartz Creek Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Trail is open, but the Lower Falls Day use area is closed. You will need to access the trail from another trailhead.
    Trail #31A Curly Creek and Miller Creek Falls Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
    Trail #31C Middle Falls Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
    Trail #33 Indian Heaven Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Trail typically is snow covered until July.
    Trail #33A Deep Lake Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #34 Lemei Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #34A Wapiki Lake Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #35 Service Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #37 Sleeping Beauty Peak Open to Visitor 5/18/2020: Trail is melted out but has not been cleared of downed trees yet this season. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402 for further information.
    Trail #48 East Crater Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #49 Little Huckleberry Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #5 & #5B Quartz Creek & Quartz Creek Butte    5/15/2020: Open.
    Trail #53 Monte Cristo Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #54 Buck Creek Open to Visitor 05/30/2020: Open. Trail has been cleared of downed trees.
    Trail #54A White Salmon River Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #55 Tombstone Lake Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #59 Whistle Punk Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #64 Riley Camp Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #64A Riley South Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #70 Steamboat Lake Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #71 Pine-Way Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #72 Cold Springs Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #73 Crofton Butte Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #74 Pipeline Road Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #75 Salt Creek Open to Visitor 05/30/2020: Open. Trail has not been cleared of downed trees yet this season.
    Trail #78 Packwood Lake Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #79 Coyote Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #8 Langfield Falls Open to Visitor 05/19/2020: Open
    Trail #80 Wright Meadow Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open
    Trail #81 Upper Lake Creek Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #83 Iron Creek Oldgrowth Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #9 Round-the-Mountain Open to Visitor 05/19/2020: Expect trail to be snow covered until early July.
    Trail #91 Iron Creek Falls Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #95 Goat Ridge Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #96 Snowgrass Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail #98 Nannie Ridge Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trail of Two Forests Interpretive Site Open to Visitor Forest Road 8303 is gated just past this site. No pedestrian or vehicle traffic past the gate. Ape Cave remains closed.
    Trailhead: Ape Canyon Open to Visitor 06/05/2020: Forest Road 83 open for the 2020 season. No trail reports. 
    Trailhead: Berry Patch Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open, but may not yet be accessible due to snow. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trailhead: Big Hollow Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Trail is open for summer/fall season.
    Trailhead: Blue Lake ORV Closed to Visitor 05/25/2020: Closed. Please contact Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for more information.
    Trailhead: Buck Creek-Lower Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
    Trailhead: Crofton Ridge West Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Open.
    Trailhead: Curly Creek Falls Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
    Trailhead: East Crater Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road to trailhead is melted out for summer.
    Trailhead: Falls Creek Falls Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
    Trailhead: Forest Road 88 - Pacific Crest Trail Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road to trailhead is open for summer/fall season.
    Trailhead: Grassy Knoll Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
    Trailhead: Hummocks/ Boundary Open to Visitor 06/03/2020: Hummocks Trail snow-free. Boundary Trail to Johnston Ridge Observatory mostly snow-free.
    Trailhead: Independence Pass Closed to Visitor
    • Independence Pass Trail has experienced significant washouts- visitors cannot safely hike beyond the first�1.5 miles�of the trail from the Independence Pass trailhead and will be unable to connect with the Boundary Trail.
    • Forest Roads 99 and 26 are closed for the winter. Roads normally reopen in June.
    Trailhead: Indian Race Track - North Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Expect snow on trail until later in June.
    Trailhead: Indian Race Track - South Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Expect snow on trail until late June.
    Trailhead: Killen Creek Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Roadt to trailhead is typically blocked by snow until early June.
    Trailhead: Langfield Falls Open to Visitor 5/19/2020: Open.
    Trailhead: Lemei Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road to trailhead is open for summer/fall season. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
    Trailhead: Lewis River/Quartz Creek Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Open. NOTE: Lower Falls Day Use area parking lot is currently closed. Find alternate trailheads to access the Lewis River Trail.
    Trailhead: Lily Basin Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trailhead: Lily Basin Stock Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trailhead: Little Huckleberry Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Expect snow on trail until late June.
    Trailhead: Lower Gotchen Creek (FR 8020) Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
    Trailhead: McClellan Meadows-Lower Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
    Trailhead: McClellan Meadows-Upper Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
    Trailhead: Middle Falls Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
    Trailhead: Middle Trail (Lower) Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road to trailhead typically melts out in early June. Note: Upper trailhead is accessed by Rd. 8841.
    Trailhead: Middle Trail (Upper) Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road to trailhead is snow covered until early Summer. For current information, contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402. Note: Trail is accessed by Rd. 8841.
    Trailhead: Monte Carlo-Lower Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
    Trailhead: Monte Carlo-Upper Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Open. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger Distrit 509-395-3402 for current info.
    Trailhead: Monte Cristo-Lower Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
    Trailhead: Monte Cristo-Upper Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
    Trailhead: Mosquito-PCNST #2000 Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road to trailhead typically melts out in early June.
    Trailhead: Natural Bridges Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
    Trailhead: Packwood Lake Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trailhead: Pine-Way Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
    Trailhead: Potato Hill - Pacific Crest Trail Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road to trailhead is typically melted out by early June.
    Trailhead: Sawtooth Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road to trailhead is typically blocked by snow until mid-June.
    Trailhead: Service Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road to trailhead typically melts out in mid- June.
    Trailhead: Silver Star Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
    Trailhead: Sleeping Beauty Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
    Trailhead: Snowgrass for hikers Open to Visitor 05/15/2020: Open. Please call Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station for updated conditions report: (360) 497-1100.
    Trailhead: South Climb Open to Visitor 6/04/2020: The Mt. Adams climbing permit system has changed this season. Purchase your digital pass online at http://www.recreation.gov/sitepass/74420. There is not a limit on the total number of passes sold per day, so there is not a chance of running out of passes. It may be advisable to wait until close to your climbing date to purchase your pass to see if the weather is going to be favorable. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402 for further information.
    Trailhead: Thomas Lake Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road to trailhead is open. NOTE: Rd. 65 had some flood damage, recommended for higher clearance vehicles (Ex. Subaru or higher) to access Thomas Lake Trailhead. For low clearance vehicles, it is recommended to use Rd. 6507 to access Thomas Lake TH. For current information, contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
    Trailhead: Trapper Creek Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
    Trailhead: Trout Creek Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
    Trailhead: Upper Gotchen Creek (FR 8040) Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open.
    Trailhead: Williams Mine Open to Visitor 5/30/2020: Road to trailhead is open for Summer/Fall season.
    Trailhead: Wright Meadows Open to Visitor 5/15/2020: Open
    Windy Ridge Interpretive Site Closed to Visitor 06/03/2020: Forest Road 99 gated just past Wakepish Sno-Park, so site inaccessible by vehicle. Normally opens the end of June/July.
    Worm Flows, Winter Climbing Route Open to Visitor
    • Marble Mountain Shelter is closed, but restrooms are open. Restrooms will be serviced infrequently, so bring your own supplies-toilet paper, hand sanitizer. Pack out your trash, please.
    • Overnight stays are permitted for climbers the night before your climb, but car camping only, please. While parked at the site, please leave a copy of your climbing permit on your vehicle dashboard as verification of your permit.
    • Practice social distancing at the trailhead and along the climbing route. Do not congregate at the summit or in the parking lot. Do not take unnecessary risks to prevent stressing rural emergency services during the COVID-19 outbreak, and know your personal limits.

     

     

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