Recreation


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Recreation information is organized by three main geographic areas each managed by a different ranger district:

  • Mount St Helens area

    Volcano view from Lahar Viewpoint

    Explore Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument & surrounding area! Learn about special areas to visit in and around the Monument.

  • Mount Adams area

    Mount Adams

    Investigate eastern portions of the forest which includes a diversity of habitats and features with Mt. Adams as a prominent landmark.

  • Cowlitz Valley area

    Lily Basin Trail by Kol Peterson.

    Discover the northern most portion of the Forest located among three volcanic peaks: Mt. Rainier to the north, Mt. Adams to the east, and Mt. St. Helens to the west.

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Recreation Conditions Report

Area Name Status Area Conditions
Ape Cave Interpretive Site Open Open 05/18/2022: Ape Cave is open for the season.  Timed reservations are required and are available at recreation.gov .
Bear Meadow Interpretive Site Temporarily Closed Temporarily Closed
Blast Edge Viewpoint; Monument Entry Open Open 07/02/22: Open for the 2022 season
Boating Site: Goose Lake Open Open 6/29/2022: Lake is accessible and stocked. There is a $5 day use fee payable in cash or by NWFP or Interagency Pass. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Boating Site: Mosquito Lakes Open Open 6/24/2022: Mosquito Lake is accessible and the dam is in. For current information, contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Campground: Adams Fork Open Open 06/03/2022: Open for the season. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov. Make reservations on Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance. *Some first come first serve sites are available.
Campground: Atkisson Group Camp Open Open 7/1/2022: Campground is open. This campground is available by reservation only at Reservation.gov or call 1-(877) 444-6777. Please contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 for more information. 
Campground: Beaver Open Open 05/26/2022: The campground is open. campground has both reservation and first come first serve sites. For more information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420. For reservations go to Recreation.gov5/26/2022
Campground: Big Creek Open Open 06/08/2022: Campground is open for the season. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420. Make reservations on Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance. *Some first come first serve sites are available.
Campground: Blue Lake Creek Open Open 06/10/2022: Open for the season. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov. Make reservations on Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance. *Some first come first serve sites are available. Dispersed camping is allowed in the off season, please pack out all trash.
Campground: Cat Creek Open Open 06/03/2022: Open for the season. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420. No Reservation system for this campgournd. First Come, First Serve.
Campground: Coho Group Camp Open Open 06/28/2022: Open for the season. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov. Make reservations on Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance.
Campground: Crest Camp/Trailhead Open Open 6/24/2022: Campground is accessible but not logged out. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Campground: Cultus Creek Open Open 7/16/2022: Campground is open. There is a $10 fee per site per night. For current info. call Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Campground: Forlorn Lakes Open Open 6/25/2022: Campground is open and being maintained. There is a $10 fee per site per night. For further information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 1-509-395-3402.
Campground: Goose Lake Open Open 7/2/2022: Campground is open. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation at 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov
Campground: Government Mineral Springs Open Open 4/25/2021: Campground is open and being maintained. There is a $5 fee per site per night. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for information (509) 395-3402.
Campground: Horseshoe Lake Open Open 07/24/2022: Open For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420.
Campground: Iron Creek Open Open 06/08/2022: Campground is open for the season. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420. Make reservations on Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance. *Some first come first serve sites are available.
Campground: Killen Creek Closed Closed 07/24/2022: Campground is not yet open. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420.
Campground: La Wis Wis Open Open 06/08/2022: Campground is open for the season. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420. Make reservations on Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance. *Some first come first serve sites are available.
Campground: Lower Falls Open Open 5/23/2022:The campground is open. Sites are reservation only, no first come first serve sites. The water is on. During the summer, it is an extremely popular campground, attempt to make reservations on www.Recreation.gov well in advance (reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance). For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Campground: Morrison Creek Not Cleared Not Cleared 6/3/2022: Campground is accessible but not logged out. Be prepared to take out your own trash and bring your own toilet paper. For further information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402
Campground: Moss Creek Open Open 5/26/2022: Campground is open. Campground has both reservation and first come first serve sites. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov. Make reservations at Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance.
Campground: North Fork Open Open 06/10/2022: Campground is open for the season! Have a good trip!
Campground: North Fork Group Campsites Open Open 06/10/2022: Campground is open for the season. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov. Make reservations on Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance.
Campground: Oklahoma Open Open 5/26/2022: Campground is open. Campground has both reservation sites and first come first serve sites. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov. Make reservations at Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance.
Campground: Olallie Lake Open Open 07/24/2022: Open For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420.
Campground: Panther Creek Open Open 05/26/2022: Campground is open. Campground has both reservation and first come first serve sites. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov. Make reservations on Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance.
Campground: Paradise Creek Open Open 05/26/2022: Campground is open. Campground has both reservation and first come first serve sites. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov. Make reservations on Recreation.gov up to six months in advance.
Campground: Peterson Prairie Open Open 7/1/2022: Campground is open. Campgound has both reservation sites and first come first served sites. For information call Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov. Make reservations at Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance.
Campground: Peterson Prairie Group Camp Open Open 7/1/2022: The group camp is open. For information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420, or visit Recreation.gov. Reservations may be made at Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance.
Campground: Soda Spring Temporarily Closed Temporarily Closed 7/18/22: Campground is accessible, however, the opening date is delayed due to safety inspections needed.
Campground: Sunset Falls Campground and Day Use Open Open Campground is open year-round. During the off-season all sites are available on a first come, first serve basis. During the season June 10-Sept. 11, sixty percent of the sites are available by reservation only. Reserve online at Recreation.gov. For more information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation at 661-702-1420.
Campground: Takhlakh Lake Open Open 07/22/22: Open for the season. 07/24/2022: For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420.
Campground: Tillicum Open Open 7/16/2022: Campgound is open. There is a fee of $5 per site per night. For further information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402
Campground: Tower Rock Open Open 06/10/2022: Campground is open for the season. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov. Make reservations on Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance. *Some first come first serve sites are available.
Campground: Trout Lake Creek Open Open 4/11/2022: The campground is open and being maintained. There is a $10 fee per site per night. For further information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station, 509-395-3402.
Campground: Twin Falls Not Cleared Not Cleared 6/24/2022: Campground is accessible but not logged out. Pack out your own trash. For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Campground: Walupt Lake Open Open 7/14/22: Open for the season.  For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov. Make reservations at Recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance. Some first come, first serve sites are available. Hiking in the area at snow line is not recommended.
Campground: Wicky Shelter Open Open 5/6/2022: The Shelter is accessible and snow free. For more information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402
Cascade Peaks Interpretive Station Closed Closed 07/01/22: Info center is closed. Restrooms open. Potable water available at Norway Pass Trailhead. 
Climbers Bivouac Trailhead Open Open 07/09/2022: Climbers Bivouac is open for the season. *To climb between April 1 & Oct. 31, climbing permits are limited and must be purchased online in advance at Recreation.gov.
Coldwater Lake Picnic and Boating Site Open Open 03/25/2022: Restrooms at the picnic site are closed due to vandalism. Restrooms at the boat launch remain available.
Crab Creek Trailhead Open Open In 2022, from June 15 to September 6 Parking Reservation Tickets will required to park at this trailhead. These tickets are available from Recreation.gov for a $2 processing fee. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Forest Road 20 Open Open 7/6/22: Road has minimal down trees and obstacles that can be navigated around. Road becomes impassible beyond Jackpot Lake
Forest Road 21 Open Open 6/28/2022: Road is mostly clear, high clearance recommended. Snowgrass Trailhead, Berry Patch Trailhead are currently inaccessible due to snow conditions. Individuals traveling to higher elevations on the forest may encounter down trees and snow. Be prepared to alter travel plans.
Forest Road 2150 Closed Closed 6/28/2022: Road still has snow blocking access to Snowgrass Flats & Berry Patch trailheads.
Forest Road 23 Open Open 6/28/2022: Forest Road 23 is now snow free and open to the public. Crews have not been able to do any road maintenance yet, travel with caution. The road is being brushed from Trout Lake to FR 90. There might be travel delays due to the brushing.  Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information 509-395-3402.
ALERTThis summer Forest Road 23 will be closed from Milepost 9.5-10.0, for repair & maintenance Date To Be Announced. To receive the latest updates you may subscribe to our Gifford Pinchot Facebook Page Gifford Pinchot National Forest- U.S. Forest Service | Facebook and you can subscribe to Alerts & Notices Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Alerts & Notices (usda.gov)
Forest Road 2329 Open Open 7/29/2022 - Road is open. Road is rough, hi clearance recommended. For further information contact the Cowlitz Valley Ranger District 360-497-1103.
Forest Road 24 Open Open 7/14/2022: The road is open from the Forest Boundary to FR 8851. Contact Mt. Adams District 509-395-3402 for current info.
Forest Road 25 Open Open 06/21/2022: Forest Road 25 is OPEN for the season.
  • Seasonal closure: Forest Road 25 is gated seasonally, for the winter/early spring, just past the 25/99 junction on the north side, and just past Muddy River Viewpoint on the south end.
Forest Road 26 Open Open 07/20/2022: Forest Road 26 is open. Very bumpy with broken pavement on some parts, unpaved on other parts.
Seasonal info: Road is closed and gated for the Winter/Spring season (typically mid to late June).
Forest Road 2750 Open Open 7/1/2021: Open high clearance regular size vehicles only. Not suitable for trailers. No current report on trail conditions.
Forest Road 28 Not Cleared Not Cleared 6/28/2022: Road is blocked by an abundance of down trees making it impossible to drive through.
Forest Road 2801 Not Cleared Not Cleared 06/22/2022: Forest Road 2801 is washed out about 0.5 miles from the junction of Forest Road 28 and 2801. The portion of Forest Road 2801 beyond the washout is accessible from Forest Road 23.
Forest Road 30/Wind River Highway Open Open 6/30/2022: The road is open to the junction with FR 24. In the winter Wind River Hwy. (FR 30) is plowed regularly to the Sno-Park. Expect FR 30 to be blocked by snow past that point until late Spring. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Forest Road 41 Open Open FR 41 is rough and dangerous. High clearance vehicle recommended. Low speed recommended. Spur 406 is closed because it is impassable. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information 509-395-3402
Forest Road 4109 None None ALERT: The road is impassable with two and a half foot deep ruts in spots. Silver Star trail can be accessed from the DNR Grouse Vista Trailhead (Discover Pass required). For further information call Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument & District office: (360) 449-7800.
Forest Road 42 Open Open 7/14/2022: The road is open from Carson to Sunset Falls. The road condition is very poor for the first and last miles. High clearance is necessary. For further information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Forest Road 43 Open Open For current information, contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509)395-3402.
Forest Road 48 Open Open 10/4/2021 This route is marginally passable to high-clearance vehicles only. Trailers are not recommended.
Forest Road 51 /Curly Creek Cut-off Open Open 4/12/2022: The road is open. In the winter for road condition updates check the Skamania county.org website, Public Works link. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-2021.
Forest Road 52/Skate Creek Road Open Open 5/16/2022: Forest Road 52/Skate Creek opened May 14th to public. Some spur roads including Forest Road 84 and 8440 will not be accessible due to snow. 
Forest Road 54/ Canyon Creek Open Open 7/15/2022: The Road is open for its full length. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District for additional info. 509-395-3402.
Forest Road 56 Open Open Seasonal information: Road is closed to motorized wheeled vehicles between December 1st and April 1st.
Forest Road 5603 Open Open Seasonal information: Road is closed to motorized wheeled vehicles between December 1st and April 1st.
Forest Road 5701 Open Open 04/01/2022: Road is open. Siouxon trailhead has moved 2 miles west on Forest Road 5701. Please park perpendicular to make room for others. The last few miles of 5701 are now closed to vehicles due to safety concerns related to Big Hollow Fire impacts. Please review safety tips for burned areas.  
Forest Road 59 Closed Closed 10/4/2021: Closed due to several LARGE washouts. Road will not be back in service for 2-3 years.
Forest Road 60 Open Open 6/24/2022: The road is open from Trout Lake to Carson. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402 for current information.
Forest Road 63 Not Cleared Not Cleared 10/5/2021: Beginning October 11th there will be heavy truck traffic on forest road 63 from mile marker 9 to mile marker 12 while road repairs are being made to the slide area. The work will last at least a few weeks.
Forest Road 65 Open Open 7/1/2022: Road is open to the washout north of the Horse Camp. The road is very brushed in with poor sight distance. Road surface has potholes. Drive carefully and slowly. Sometime this summer the brush will be cut back, expect delays. Panther Creek Falls is accessible. NOTE: Rd. 65. has a short section of flood damage just past Falls Creek Horse Camp. Access to Thomas Lake TH is passable by a higher clearance vehicle (Ex.Truck or SUV) in the summer otherwise go to Thomas Lake TH via Rd. 6507. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-340
Forest Road 66 Open Open 6/3/2022: Road is open but will have debris on the road. Drive cautiously as there are many potholes. A section of the pavement has collapsed on the west side of the road south the junction with the gravel section. Area is marked with a traffic cone. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402 for current information.
Forest Road 75 Closed Closed 10/4/2021: Road damage at MP 3.1. Drivable but not recommended. Road has slumped and there is a washout on roadway/shoulder.
Forest Road 76 Open Open 10/4/2021: Open. Paved road with some large potholes; drive with caution.
Forest Road 80 and 8040 Open Open 6/25/2022: Road is open to the South Climb TH. FR 80 is mostly one lane and paved. FR 8040 is mostly washboard and potholes. High Clearance is recommended. Mt. Adams Climbing permits are sold on-line only. Purchase your digital pass at Recreation.gov/activitypass/mt-adams-climb Purchase your pass before coming to Trout Lake because the area lacks cell coverage. 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 8031 Open Open 6/1/2022 through 9/30/2022: Expect delays of up to 120 minutes when traveling the road due to on going road construction.
Forest Road 81 Open Open 06/14/2022: Some snow on road, 4 WD vehicles can access but proceed with caution there are many trees still down on the road. Inaccessible to 2WD and low clearance vehicles. Call Mount St. Helens area for updates (360) 449-7800.
Forest Road 8123 Open Open 06/07/2021: Forest Road 81 rough getting to 8123. NOTE: 8123 ends 2 miles north of Forest Road 81 at Blue Lake trailhead, due to a volcanic landslide. 
Forest Road 82 / 8225 Open Open 6/3/2022: Road is open. For current information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Forest Road 83 Open Open 06/18/22: Forest Road 83 OPEN to end point at Lava Canyon Trailhead. Call Mount St. Helens area for updates (360) 449-7800.
Forest Road 8322 Open Open 06/18/22:  Forest Road 8322 is a ROUGH road. Recommended for 4x4s with high clearance. No maintenance yet in 2022; expect downed trees. 
Forest Road 84 Open Open 6/30/2022: *The 8440 is only currently accessible from Forest Road 84. As of 6/24 FR 8440 was snowed in about 1 mile from High Rock trailhead. FR 8440 is temporarily CLOSED to motor vehicles at the junction with Forest 85 due to logging operations. (FR 8440 from 85 side is also in bad shape.)
Forest Road 85 Open Open 06/30/2022: Heavy log truck traffic - watch for log trucks. High Clearance 4 x 4 recommended. Road damage at MP 3.3. Drivable. Roadway failure on portion of road.
Forest Road 88 Open Open 6/25/2022: Road is open from Trout Lake to the junction with FR 90. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Forest Road 90 Open Open 6/27/2022: There is serious road damage on the section of FR 90 from Northwoods to Curly Creek. The damage is severe. Drive VERY Slowly and CAUTIOUSLY. Also on the section of the road running from FR 9075 to FR 88(MP34-MP39) there will possibly be traffic delays beginning July 25, and continuing through August 10 for road maintenance. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for additional information (509)395-3402.
Forest Road 93 None None 7/29//2022: Road is clear to FR 9039. Past this point there will be trees on the road. For further information, contact Mt. Adams Ranger District. 509-395-3402
Forest Road 99 Open Open 07/02/2022: Forest Road 99 is open for the season.
Harmony Falls Viewpoint Open Open
Horse Camp: Cody Open Open 07/24/2022: Open. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420. All sites are first come first serve.
Horse Camp: Falls Creek Open Open 7/1/2022: Campground is open and being maintained. For further information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Horse Camp: Kalama Open Open 06/08/2022: Kalama Horse Camp is open for the season! For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420. Visit Recreation.gov to make reservations in advance.
Horse Camp: Keenes Closed Closed 07/23/2022: Not yet open. For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420 or visit Recreation.gov. All sites are first come first serve.

Horse Camp: Lewis River Open Open 5/28/2022: The Horse Camp is open and being maintained. There is a $5 fee per site per night. In 2022, from June 15 to Sept. 06, a parking reservation ticket will be required to park in the day-use lot (Platinum Creek) next to the Horse Camp. Reservation tickets are available at http://www.recreation.gov. There is a $2 processing fee for the ticket. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Horse Camp: Mt. Adams Open Open 6/3/2022: Horse Camp is open and being maintained. There is a $5 fee per site per night. Pay the fee at the Ranger Station Office. For further information contact the Mt. Adams ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Horse Camp: Walupt Open Open 07/24/2022: Open For further information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420. sites are first come first serve.
Huckleberry Access Open Open 7/23/2022: Huckleberry bushes are just blooming at the Berry Fields and berries, if any, will not be ripe for about a month. Please remember to get your free-use huckleberry picking permit online at https://gp.fs2c.usda.gov/gp/ For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402
Interpretive Site: Berry Fields Open Open 7/15/2022: The Interpertative Site is accessible. For further information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Interpretive Site: Layser Cave Open Open 10/4/2021: Open. Road to trailhead is steep. Trail may be hard to find due to overgrown brush. Current conditions unknown.
Johnston Ridge Observatory Open Open 06/06/2022: Johnston Ridge Observatory (4,000 foot elevation) is now open to the public 10am-6pm 7 days a week. Check weather forecast for the area.
Lava Canyon Interpretive Site Open Open 06/18/22: Lava Canyon is OPEN for the 2022 season. Lower Lava Canyon Trail closed until trail maintenance can be completed. Trail conditions are very wet and slippery; use caution when hiking. The Lava Canyon Bridge remains closed until further notice, but the first steel bridge is open so both sides of the river can be accessed.
Lewis River Recreation Area None None From June 15, 2022 to September 6, 2022, Parking Reservation Tickets are required to park at trailheads and day use sites within the Lewis River Recreation Area. The LRRA is a 10-mile corridor along FR 90 that begins at FR 9075 and ends just east of the the Speed Trail. For further information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station, 509-395-3402.
Meta Lake Interpretive Site Open Open 07/01/2022: Open for the season
Monitor Ridge Climbing Route Open Open 07/09/22: Monitor Ridge Climbing Route is open for the season but has received limited trail maintenance and climber traffic; travel with care and carry a GPS unit, map and compass. 
Mount Margaret Backcountry Open Open 07/08/22: Short drifts of snow still obscure parts of trails at high elevation, especially on north-facing slopes and shady areas. Creeks are actively flowing -- your boots will get wet.  Lakes Trail #211 is very brushy in places. Trails traverse steep terrain; use caution. Overnight camping requires a permit. Fires are prohibited year-round.
Mount St. Helens East: Forest Roads 25 & 99 Open Open 07/02/2022: Forest Roads 25 & 99 are now open for the season.
Mount St. Helens South: Forest Roads 83 & 81 Open Open
  • Forest Road 83 is open.
  • Forest Road 81 is open. 
  • Forest Road 81-830 to Climber's Bivouac is open.
Mount St. Helens Summit Open Open
  • 07/09/22: Climber's Bivouac is open for the season. Mountaineering equipment and skills, including ice axe/crampons may be necessary. Expect possible whiteout conditions. View Current Conditions on the Mount St. Helens Institute website and check Northwest Avalanche Center West Slopes South and  Mountain-Forecast.com,
  • Safety Alert: A cornice (giant, overhanging mass of snow) forms every year at the summit and can release at any time, plunging into the crater. Stay well back from the edge and do not trust tracks already present! The actual rim edge is probably 20' below and 20' back from the apparent rim. Walking to the edge is dangerous. 
  • Glissading is the number one source of serious injuries. Take crampons off & glissade only when the snow is soft. Beware of glissade trails that end in rocks, ice or cliffs. Watch out for glissade trails that put you in the woods far from the climbing route. 

Mount St. Helens West: State Highway 504 Open Open 06/06/2022: State Route 504 is open to Johnston Ridge Observatory. Plan ahead, there is no gas or food available beyond Castle Rock on 504 and Toledo on 505. *Note: There is a food cart in the parking lot at Johnston Ridge during the summer season.
Mount St. Helens area Open Open
  • State Route 504 is open. Johnston Ridge Observatory is open 10am-6pm 7 days a week.
  • Forest Road 83 open to its terminus at Lava Canyon. 
  • Forest Road 81 is open. 
  • Forest Road 81-830 to Climber's Bivouac is open.
  • Forest Road 25 is open.
  • Forest Road 99 to Windy Ridge is open.
  • Forest Road 26 is open.
Mt. Adams Summit None None View the latest Mt. Adams Climbing Conditions Report. For more information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Norway Pass Trailhead Open Open 07/10/22: Occasional snow is still present on the Boundary and Lakes trails. Potable water hand pump at trailhead is OPEN for the 2022 season. 
Observation Site: Mt. Rainier-Goat Rocks Open Open 10/4/2021: Open for day use.
Observation Site: Palisades Open Open 02/09/2022: Closed due to snow.
Pacific Crest Trail #2000 None None 7/24/2022: Trail is mostly accessible except at higher elevations where snow might persist. Sections have been logged out and repaired at lower elevations. Upper elevations are not logged out, expect downed trees. Mosquito repellent useful at higher, wetter locations. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Pine Creek Information Center Closed Closed 06/23/2022: Pine Creek Information Center will be closed for the 2022 season.
Platinum Creek Day-Use Parking (Lewis River) Open Open In 2022, from June 15 to Sept. 06, a parking reservation ticket will be required to park in the Platinum Creek day use parking area. Reservation tickets are available at http://www.recreation.gov. There is a $2 processing fee for the ticket. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Recreation Rental: Gov. Mineral Springs Cabin Open Open The cabin is available for rent 7 days a week. A two night minimum stay is required on weekends. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for information 509-395-3402.
Recreation Rental: Peterson Prairie Cabin Open Open The cabin is available for rent 7 days a week. A two night minimum stay is required on weekends. Reservations can be made at www. recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for information 509-395-3402.
Science and Learning Center at Coldwater Open Open 05/31/2022: Coldwater Learning Center is closed to the public. For more inforation about rentals and educational programs at the site please contact Mount St. Helens Institute (360) 449-7883.
Site: Hemlock Picnic Area Open Open 4/22/2022: The picnic area is open and being maintained. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Site: Ice Cave Picnic Area Open Open 6/25/2022: The picnic area is open. There is a $5 day use fee payable with cash in a fee envelope or with a NWFP or Interagency Pass. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Site: Iron Creek Picnic Area Open Open
Site: La Wis Wis Picnic Area Open Open Open for the 2022 season.
Site: Lower Falls Day Use Open Open 4/06/2022: The Day Use Area is open. There is a fee for parking. Use a NWFP, Interagency Pass or pay on-site($5 cash or check in a fee envelope). The latrine is open. In 2022, from June 15 to September 6, a parking reservation ticket will be required. Tickets are available from Recreation.gov for a $2 processing fee. For further information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Site: Wakepish Picnic Area Open Open 02/09/2022: Site is Sno-park area in the winter months.
Site: Walupt Lake Day Use Picnic Area Closed Closed 06/28/2022: Site is now accessible but not yet open for the season.
Site: Woods Creek Watchable Wildlife Area Tr. #247 Open Open 06/28/2022: Open for the season and a Northwest Forest day/annual pass or interagency pass is now required. Passes can be purchased at a local ranger station, online and at participating local vendors. Please follow Leave No Trace principles when recreating in the Forest.
Smith Creek Picnic/Viewpoint Open Open
Sno-Park: Atkisson Closed Closed 4/01/2022: The Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402 for local conditions. Washington Sno-Park passes are required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Cougar Closed Closed 04/01/22: The 2022 sno-park season has ended. For current road conditions contact Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Sno-park passes are required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Flattop Closed Closed 4/01/2022: The Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for local conditions (509)395-3402. Sno-Park passes are required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Government Mineral Springs Closed Closed 4/01/2022: Sno-Park is closed for the season. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website: https://parks.state.wa.us/614/South-Cascades. For current conditions contact Mt. Adams Ranger District. Sno-park permit required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Johnson Creek Closed Closed 4/01/2022: The Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website. Contact the Cowlitz Valley Ranger District for more information (360) 497-1100. Sno-Park passes are required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Koshko Closed Closed 4/01/2022: SNo-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website: https://parks.state.wa.us/614/South-Cascades. For current conditions contact Mt. Adams Ranger District. Sno-Park permit required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Lone Butte Closed Closed 4/01/2022: The Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for local conditions (509) 395-3402. A Washington Sno-Park permit required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Marble Mountain Open Open 05/15/2022: Forest Road 83 is currently clear of snow. Snow shelter is closed for the season. Marble Mountain will be open to spring climbers and snowmobilers, however a Sno-Park pass is not required at this time. Spring weather can be unpredictable and occasional snowfall may make travel difficult for vehicles without 4WD/AWD or tire chains. Snow plowing does NOT occur after April 1st
  • To protect the mountain environment, please bring your own blue bags. Only a small supply is provided, and they run out quickly.
  •  A good resource to see forecasts is this National Weather Service site or Mountain Forecast.com. Elevation at Marble is 2,600 feet. 83 is gated for the winter just past the sno-park. Conditions can change quickly. Always be prepared.
Sno-Park: McClellan Meadows Closed Closed 4/01/2022: Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website: https://parks.state.wa.us/614/South-Cascades. For current conditions contact Mt. Adams Ranger District. Sno-Park permit required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Oldman Pass Closed Closed 4/01/2022: Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website: https://parks.state.wa.us/306/South-Cascades. Contact Mt Adams Ranger District for local conditions at (509) 395-3402. A Washington Sno-Park permit is required from Dec. 1 - March 31.
Sno-Park: Orr Creek Closed Closed 4/01/2022: The Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website. Contact the Cowlitz Valley Ranger District for more information (360) 497-1100. Sno-Park passes are required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Pineside Closed Closed 4/01/2022: The Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation site. For current conditions contact Mt. Adams Ranger District at 509.395.3402. Sno-Park permit required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Rush Creek Closed Closed 4/10/2022: Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit the Washington State winter recreation website. For current conditions contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509)395-3402. Sno-Park permit required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Skate Creek Closed Closed 4/01/2022: The Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website. Contact the Cowlitz Valley Ranger District for more information (360) 497-1100. Sno-Park passes are required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Smith Butte Closed Closed 4/01/2022: The Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website: For current conditions contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402
Sno-Park: SnowKing Closed Closed 4/01/2022: The Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit the Washington State Parks winter recreation website. For current conditions contact Mt. Adams Ranger District. Washington State Sno-Park permit required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Trail of Two Forests Closed Closed 01/10/2022: Forest Road 83 to Cougar Snow Park is now open. Expect icy & narrow conditions along the road.  For current conditions contact Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument (360) 449-7800. Sno-Park permit required December 1-March 31.
Sno-Park: Wakepish Closed Closed 4/01/2022: The Sno-Park is closed. In the winter for grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website. Contact the Cowlitz Valley Ranger District for more information (360) 497-1100. Sno-Park passes are required December 1-March 31.
Trail #10 High Camp Open Open 7/23/2022: The #10 trail is accessible via Killen Creek trail. Trail is snow covered and dangerous. In season mosquito repellant recommended. For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #101: Walupt Lake Open Open 7/6/22: Hiking in the area is not recommended at snow line as you may lose view of trail. PCT is impassible from this start point, Goat Rock Wilderness is impasssible as a start point. See recent reports on https://www.alltrails.com/ or Washington Trails Association (wta.org) for recent reports from hikers.
Trail #102 Filloon Open Open 7/16/2022: TH is accessible. Trail is not cleared. For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #103 Ponderosa Open Open For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #104 Spacing Study Open Open For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #106 Hidden Lakes Open Open 7/15/2022: The Trailhead is accessible. For current information, contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Trail #107 Sawtooth Open Open 7/29/2022: The trail is accessible. The Trail has not been logged out. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #108 Cultus Creek Open Open 7/16/2022: The Trail is accessible but has not been cleared. There is a tree blocking the trail at lower elevations. There is a $5 day use fee payable with cash or by the use of NWF or Interagency Pass at TH. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Trail #11 Snipes Mountain None None 7/16/2022: The trail is accessible but not logged out. For further information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station at 509-395-3402.
Trail #111 Thomas Lake Open Open 7/16/2022: The trail is accessible via FR 6507. The trail is not logged out. Mosquito repellent recommended in the season. The trail is accessible from FR 6507 and from FR 65 with high clearance. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Trail #112 Divide Camp Open Open 7/23/2022: The trail is accessible but not logged out. Trail snow free to the first meadow, probably snow free after that point. Some flowers are blooming. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current conditions and information, 509-395-3402.
Trail #113 Killen Creek Open Open 7/23/2022: The trail is accessible bu t not logged out. Trail is snow free and wet to the PCT. Trail to High Camp is snow covered and dangerous. There are some flowers blooming. Please Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current conditions and information, 509-395-3402.
Trail #114 High Line None None 7/16/2022: Trail is snow covered.Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Trail #12 Stagman Ridge Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is snow free and logged out to Grassy Hill. Trail is snow free with some downed trees to the Round the Mountain trail. Flowers are blooming at lower elevations. Mosquito repellent recommended. Call Mt. Adams Ranger District for further information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #122 North Fork Open Open 6/18/2022 - Trail has not been maintained as of yet; many blowdown trees on trail. Take extra precaution when hiking and crossing obstacles on trail.
Trail #124 Paradise Open Open For information contact Mt. Adams Range Station (509) 395-3402.
Trail #129 Huffman Peak Open Open Hikers travel at their own risk. Please review safety tips for burned areas
Trail #13 Muddy Meadows Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is snow free but wet until the junction with the PCT. When the trail is open mosquito repellant is recommended. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #130 Siouxon Open Open 06/18/22: NOTE: Siouxon trailhead has moved 2 miles west on Forest Road 5701. Please park head-in to make room for others. Trail has received little maintenance this season; expect downed trees and uneven trail tread in burned areas. Chinook Trail bridge was destroyed in 2020 by fire. Hikers travel at their own risk. Please review safety tips for burned areas.
Trail #130A Chinook Creek None None 08/06/2021: Trail is now open. be aware that Chinook Trail bridge is out. Hikers travel at their own risk. Please review safety tips for burned areas.
Trail #132 Observation Open Open 6/25/2022: Trail is open and logged out. Trail was burned over in 2020, hikers travel at their own risk. Please review infromation about safety tips for burned areas. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Trail #132A Observation Peak Open Open 6/26/2022: Trail is accessible. Trail was burned over in 2020.Hikers travel at their own risk. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #132B Shortcut Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible. Trail was burned over in 2020. Hikers travel at their own risk. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #133 Soda Peaks Lake Not Cleared Not Cleared 7/16/2022: Trail is accessible from both trailheads. From the lower TH the trail is logged out almost to the lake. From the upper TH the trail is not logged out. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Trail #135 Big Huckleberry Open Open 6/26/2022: Trail is accessible from the PCT in either direction. Trail has not been logged out. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #137 Panther Creek Falls Open Open 6/26/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Trail #139 East Fork None None Trail conditions unknown. Trail receives little travel or maintenance. 
Trail #14 Steamboat Viewpoint Open Open 7/16/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Trail #140 Horseshoe Ridge None None 08/06/2021: Trail is now open. Hikers travel at their own risk. Please review safety tips for burned areas. For further information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 395-3402.
Trail #145 Bunker Hill Open Open 4/13/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact Mt Adams Range Station 509-395-3402
Trail #146 Grassy Knoll Open Open 6/27/2022: There was a bear sighting on the trail on June 26. Trail is accessible but not logged out. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information 509-395-3402.
Trail #149A Cedar Creek Open Open Trail is well defined. There is some blow down on the trail and an easy creek crossing. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Trail #15 Peeled Cedar Open Open 6/26/2022: Trail is accessible. For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #152 Falls Creek Open Open 4/13/2022: Gate is open and trail is accessible. This trail shares a parking lot with trail #152A. In season the trail is also accessible from the trail head on Forest Road 65. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #152A Falls Creek Falls Open Open 4/13/2022: Trail is accesssible and has been logged out. This trail shares a parking lot with Trail #152. For further information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #153 Paradise Hills Open Open 7/16/2022: The access road FR 6401 is open so trail is accessible. Trail is accessible from July 1 to August 31 when the road is open. For further information, contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District, 509-395-3402.
Trail #155 West Crater Open Open For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #156 Wildcat None None 08/06/2021: Trail is now open. Hikers travel at their own risk. Please review safety tips for burned areas
Trail #157 McClellan Meadows Open Open 7/16/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For further information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #158 Big Hollow Not Cleared Not Cleared 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible. There is blow down on the trail and moderate burn damage to the tread. Trail was damaged in the 2020 fire, hikers travel at their own risk. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #159 Terminator Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station.
Trail #16 Shorthorn Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is logged out for the first mile and snow free to the Round the Mountain trail. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Trail #17 Stabler Camp Open Open 6/26/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #171 Indian Race Track Open Open 7/16/2022: Trail is accesssible but not logged out. Mosquito repellent is recommended in season.Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Trail #171A Shortcut Open Open 7/24/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. In season mosquito repellent is recommended. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402
Trail #172 Bluff Mountain None None 11/1/21: Trail conditions unknown. 
Trail #173 Summit Springs Open Open 11/18/21: Expect snow and winter conditions at the highest elevations of the trail. Creeks may be flooded and difficult to cross. 
Trail #174 Sunset Falls Open Open Day Use area is open. NW Forest Pass, Interagency Pass or $5 is required per vehicle at Day Use parking.
Trail #175 Starway Open Open 11/18/21: Expect winter conditions. Trailhead is best accessed by high clearance vehicles due to rough road conditions. 
Trail #176 Elk Lake Open Open 7/24/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. In the season mosquito repellent is recommended. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. (509) 395-3402.
Trail #179 Lemei Lake Open Open 7/24/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Possibly still some snow on the trail. Mosquito repellent advised in season. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Trail #18 Table Mountain Open Open 6/26/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402
Trail #180A Ed's Open Open 11/18/21: Expect winter conditions. Trailhead is best accessed by a high-clearance vehicle due to rough road conditions. 
Trail #180B Chinook Open Open 11/18/21: Expect winter conditions. Trailhead is best accessed by a high-clearance vehicle due to rough road conditions. 
Trail #180C Sturgeon Rock Open Open 11/18/21: Expect winter conditions. Trailhead is best accessed by a high-clearance vehicle due to rough road conditions. 
Trail #180E Indian Pits Open Open 11/18/21: Expect winter conditions. Trailhead is best accessed by a high-clearance vehicle due to rough road conditions. 
Trail #180F Pyramid Rock None None 11/18/21: Expect winter conditions. Trail is best accessed from WA DNR land, at Grouse Vista Trailhead. Discover Pass required at Grouse Vista. 
Trail #183 South Climb Open Open 6/26/2022: South Climb trail is accessible. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current conditions (509)395-3402.
Trail #184 Lava Canyon Open Open 07/11/2022: Upper Lava Canyon Trail is OPEN for the 2022 season. Conditions are very wet and slippery, use caution.
  • Due to closure of the Lava Canyon Suspension Bridge, the 1.4 mile upper loop is not possible. The first small bridge remains open for crossing the river. You may still walk down both sides of the river to the suspension bridge, you just can't cross it. 
Lower Lava Canyon Trail is OPEN; however, note that south of the Muddy River Bridge, to Lower Smith Creek Trailhead, the trail is in poor condition. Tread has been damaged by weather in multiple places and very large trees are down across the trail. Visitors "thru-hiking" Lava Canyon must be prepared for challenging conditions after crossing the last bridge on the Muddy River. 
ALERT - Forest Road 99 Extension/#207 at Windy Ridge, is closed on weekdays and open on weekends through the end of this year. Learn more.  Smith Creek "loop" will not be an option during closure days.
Trail #185 Wood Lake Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Mosquito repellent is recommended. For current information, contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509)395-3402.
Trail #187 Iron Creek Campground Loop Open Open 10/5/2021: Trail not accessible by car due to a locked gate. Gate will be opened in May 2022. Accessible by walking only. Current conditions unknown.
Trail #19 Cussed Hollow Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #191 Zig Zag Lake Open Open 7/12/2022: Trail is snow free. There are 3 large trees blocking the trail. It is necessary to remove packs to climb over the trees. Fishing is good. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #192.2 Trapper Creek Open Open 6/26/2022: Trail is accessible and logged out. The Trapper Creek/ ObservationPeak loop is logged out and mostly snow free. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #194 Dry Creek Not Cleared Not Cleared 6/3/2022: Trail is half logged out. The last half is covered with downed trees. Hikers travel at their own risk. Please review safety tips for burned areas. There is a day use fee at TH. Fee can be paid with cash in the fee envelope, or by use of a NWF or Interagency Pass. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #195 Big Slide Primitive Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible. Trail is very primitive and recommended for experienced hikers. Trail was burned in the 2020 fire, hikers travel at their own risk.Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #198 Sunshine Primitive Trail Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Trail is primitive and recommended for experienced hikers. Trail was burned over in the 2020 fire. Hikers travel at their own risk. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #1: Boundary- Hummocks to Johnston Ridge Open Open 03/25/2022: Higher elevation trails are often snow covered until July.
Trail #1: Boundary- Johnston Ridge to Truman Trail Open Open 03/25/2022: Higher elevation trails are often snow covered until July.
Trail #1: Boundary- Norway Pass TH to Norway Pass Open Open 07/01/2022: Snow is still present on trails above 4000'
Trail #1: Boundary- Norway Pass to Elk Pass Open Open 07/01/2022: Snow is still present on trails above 4000'
Trail #1: Boundary- Truman #207 to Norway Pass Open Open 07/01/2022: Snow is still present on trails above 4000'
Trail #1E Harry's Ridge Open Open 03/25/2022: Expect winter conditions. Trip reports can be found on the Washington Trails Association website.
Trail #2 Summit Prairie Open Open 6/26/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402
Trail #200 Lava Butte Open Open 6/26//2022: Trail is open. Trail opens when Paradise Creek CG opens. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #2000 Pacific Crest, Mt. Adams area None None 7/3/2022: Trail condition depends on elevation, Higher elevations are still snow covered. The segment from FR 88 to FR 23 is logged out and snow free. the segment from FR 23 up the mountain has many trees down on it. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #2000 Pacific Crest, William O. Douglas None None 10/5/2021: Trail was cleared and passable in September however weather is often unpredictable at this time above 6,000 feet. Current conditions unknown.
Trail #2000: Pacific Crest Trail, Goat Rocks Open Open 7/29/2022: Snow stretches around 6000' elevation and above. Many are hiking. Mosquitos are swarming and relentless. Never camp on PCT Trail.
Trail #201 Eruption Open Open 11/19/21: Expect winter conditions. Road to trailhead typically closes in December. 
Trail #202 Rim Primitive Trail Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Trail is primitive and recommended for experience hikers. The trail was burned over in 2020.Hikers travel at their own risk.Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #207 Truman (Willow Springs #207A) Open Open 07/11/2022: Alert - Forest Road 99 Extension/#207 used to access Truman Trail #207 via Windy Ridge is closed on weekdays and open on weekends through the end of this year. Learn more.
Trail #209: Deer Way (Primitive) Open Open 7/16/2022: Trail is logged out. Trail is recommended for experienced hikers only. Trail was burned over in 2020. Hikers travel at their own risk. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #210 Meta Lake Open Open
Trail #211 Lakes Open Open 07/08/22: High elevation areas have short stretches of snow remaining. Creeks are actively flowing. Some areas are very brushy, especially near Coldwater Lake and Obscurity Lake. 
Trail #213 Green River Open Open 09/07/21: Bridge near junction with Trail #213A is in disrepair and not suitable for horses. High clearance vehicles are recommended for portions of Forest Road 26. See All Trails https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/washington/goat-mountain-and-green-river-loop-trail or Washington Trail Association for recent hiking reports.Green River — Washington Trails Association (wta.org)
Trail #216 Loowit Open Open 6/30/22: A particularly snowy winter and spring has resulted in challenging conditions on the Loowit Trail. Areas with tree cover along the West side will likely have a considerable amount of downed trees and will retain snow into early July. Trail work will be delayed, or may not occur at all. In addition, fall atmospheric river events may have caused significant washouts and the trail will be hard to discern in areas, particularly those with volcanic ash and pumice on the North end of the loop. Travel with caution.
Trail #216A Ptarmigan Open Open 11/18/21: Expect winter conditions. Climber's Bivouac trailhead is closed for the season. 
Trail #216B June Lake Open Open 07/24/22: Trail is OPEN for the season and snow-free. 
Trail #216D: Abraham Open Open 07/11/2022: Alert - Forest Road 99 Extension/#207 used to access Truman Trail #207 and Abraham #216D & E, via Windy Ridge, is closed on weekdays and open on weekends through the end of this year. Learn more.
Trail #216E Windy Open Open 07/01/2022: Open for the season. Snow is still present on trails above 4000'.
Trail #217 Goat Mountain Open Open 07/01/2022: Open for the season. Snow is still present on trails above 4000'.
Trail #219 Quartz Creek Big Trees None None 10/5/2021: Trail conditions unknown and trail not maintained.
Trail #21Tillicum Open Open 7/16/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #225 Smith Creek Open Open 07/01/22: Expect brushy conditions and areas with challenging trail tread. In addition, Lower Lava Canyon Trail is OPEN; however, note that south of the Muddy River Bridge, to Lower Smith Creek Trailhead, the trail is in poor condition. Tread has been damaged by weather in multiple places and very large trees are down across the trail. Visitors "through-hiking" Lava Canyon must be prepared for challenging conditions after crossing the last bridge on the Muddy River.  Trailhead is best accessed by a high-clearance vehicle due to rough road conditions. Alert: 07/11/2022:
ALERT - Forest Road 99 Extension/#207 at Windy Ridge, is closed on weekdays and open on weekends through the end of this year. Learn more.  Smith Creek "loop" will not be an option during closure days.
Trail #227 Independence Pass Open Open 07/02/22: Hike with caution. Trail is overgrown in places. 
Trail #227A Independence Ridge None None 07/01/2022: Open for the season. Snow is still present on trails above 4000'.
Trail #228 Covel Creek Open Open 10/5/2021: Open. Some small stream crossings necessary. Current conditions unknown.
Trail #228A Covel Creek Falls Open Open 10/5/2021: Open. Some small stream crossings necessary. Current conditions unknown.
Trail #228B Angel Falls Loop Open Open 10/4/2021: Open; Some stream crossings necessary. Current conditions unknown.
Trail #229 Hummocks Open Open 6/10/22: Trail is snow-free but standing water exists in some low-lying sections of the trail, due to heavy spring rains. Wear waterproof footwear!
Trail #230 Coldwater Open Open 06/28/2022: Though it may be summer at lower elevations, there is still snow/slush on the trail at higher elevations. Many trails have snow into July, especially at higher elevations.
Trail #230A South Coldwater Open Open 03/25/2022: Though it may be spring at lower elevations, there is still snow on the forest. Many trails will still have snow on them, usually into July, especially at higher elevations.
Trail #233 Trail of Two Forests Open Open 04/01/22: Trail of Two Forests site has opened for the season and the boardwalk has been cleared. Recreation pass or $5 day use fee required.  Forest Road 8303 is gated just beyond Trail of Two Forests Interpretive Site until May 18th, with the opening of Ape Cave. Pedestrian and vehicular traffic are prohibited beyond the gate on 8303 this year due to the Ape Cave closure.
Trail #234 Ape Canyon Open Open 06/27/22: Trail was recently cleared of downed trees and is clear of snow to the Loowit junction. NOTE: June to September 2022, the FR 99 Extension road, which connects the Plains of Abraham to Windy Ridge and the Smith Creek drainage, is CLOSED Monday through Friday at noon for road construction. Mountain bikers and other visitors will not be permitted to use this connection during this time. 
Trail #237 Blue Lake Open Open 06/18/22: Trail is open and free of snow. Note: Forest Road 8123 has many downed trees and rough conditions. 
Trail #238 Toutle Open Open 06/18/22: Many downed trees, trail has received no maintenance this season. 
Trail #238A Butte Camp None None 06/18/22: Red Rock pass has some snow drifts remaining; 4X4 vehicles recommended. Trail has received no maintenance this season. 
Trail #24 Bluff Open Open 7/29/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #240 Sheep Canyon Open Open 11/19/21: Expect winter conditions. Road may be snow-covered at Red Rock Pass and Blue Lake trailheads and will close December 1st. 
Trail #242 Fossil Open Open 06/28/2022: Trail cleared of downed trees. 
Trail #247A Oldgrowth Loop Open Open 10/5/2021: Open. A Northwest Forest Pass or Interagency Pass is required to park at trailhead. No bathroom or trash services provided. Practice Leave No Trace.
Trail #252 Big Creek Open Open 10/4/2021: Trail was cleared in early-mid summer however current conditions are unknown.
Trail #256 Burley Mountain Open Open 10/5/2021: Open; current conditions unknown. Multiple access points possible to begin trail. Recommended to take Forest Road 7605 for a more direct route to Burley Mountain. 
Trail #26 Middle None None For information contact Mt. St. Helens at 360-*449-7800.
Trail #260 Camp Creek Falls Open Open 10/5/2021: Trail was cleared in early-mid summer however current conditions are unknown.
Trail #266 High Rock Open Open 07/12/2022: Alert: High Rock Trail #266 is ONLY accessible via Forest Road 84 to the Forest Road 8440. Forest Road 8440 is temporarily CLOSED at the junction with Forest 85 due to ongoing logging operations. 
Trail #269 Allen Mountain Open Open 10/4/2021: Trail was cleared in early-mid summer however current conditions are unknown.
Trail #270 Valley Open Open 8/1/22: Down trees, loose large rocks and unknown trail conditions.
Trail #275 Kraus Ridge Open Open 10/5/2021: The Kraus Ridge Trail #275 is open for normal use. The trail may be temporarily closed at some point in the near future for logging operations. Please continue to check here for updates on specific closures.
Trail #29 Placid Lake Open Open 7/24/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Mosquito repellent recommended in the season. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District for further information (509)395-3402.7/24/2021:
Trail #290 Layser Cave Open Open 10/5/2021: Open. Trail may be overgrown in certain spots. Current conditions unknown.
Trail #29A Chenamus Lake Open Open 7/24/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Mosquito repellent recommended during July. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for further information (509) 395-3402.
Trail #3 Craggy Peak Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #30 & #30A Spencer Butte & Breezy Point None None 7/24/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Please call the Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information 509-395-3402.
Trail #31 Lewis River Open Open 7/1/2022: Trail is logged out and open from TH on 9039 to Quartz Creek TH. For current information, contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #31 Lewis River, Curly Creek to Lower Falls Open Open 7/1/2022: This segment of the trail is logged out and open. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Trail #31 Lewis River, Lower Falls to Quartz Creek Open Open 7/1/2022: This segment of the trail is logged out and open.Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Trail #31A Curly Creek and Miller Creek Falls Open Open 4/01/2022: Curly Creek Falls is accessible. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402
Trail #31C Middle Falls Open Open 5/23/2022: The trail is accessible but not cleared. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Trail #31E Speed None None 7/30/2022: Trail is accessible. This trail fords the Lewis River. Water Levels are higher than normal this time of the year, caution required. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #33 Indian Heaven Open Open 7/29/2022: Trail is accessible. Trail has a lot of downed trees that have been limbed so it is possible to climb over them. Mosquitos are present, repellent recommended. During the season a NWF or Interagency Pass or $5 cash or check in the fee envelope is required at Trailhead. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #33A Deep Lake Open Open Beautiful view of Mt. Adams from Deep Lake! For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #34 Lemei Open Open 7/22/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Trail is snow free to the junction with the Wapiki Lake Trail. Trail snow covered after this point. In season mosquito repellent is recommended. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. (509)395-3402.
Trail #34A Wapiki Lake Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Mosquito repellent recommended in season. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #35 Service None None Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. (509)395-3402.
Trail #37 Sleeping Beauty Peak Open Open 6/26/2022: Trail is snow free, has been logged out and is open. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402 for further information.
Trail #38 Wicky Creek Open Open 5/27/2022: Trail has been logged out and is open. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Trail #39 Morrison Creek Open Open 7/29/2021: Trail has been logged out from the 020 spur to FR 8040.Trail is open for its full length. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for further information 509-395-3402.
Trail #39A Wicky Shelter Open Open 5/27/2022: Trail has been logged out and is open. Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Trail #4 Snagtooth Open Open 7/16/2022: Trail is logged out to the intersection with FR 9341. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #48 East Crater Open Open 7/3/2022: Trail is mostly snow free but not logged out. Mosquito repellent recommended in season. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District further information 509-395-3402. 2
Trail #49 Little Huckleberry Open Open 7/3/2022; Trail has been logged out and is open. Mosquitos present on the lower part of the trail. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #5 & #5B Quartz Creek & Quartz Creek Butte Open Open 7/15/2022: The Quartz Creek trail is logged out from Trailhead to the end at Trail #1. The Quartz Butte Trail is logged out from Trailhead to the Quartz Creek Trail. For further information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station, 509-395-3402.
Trail #51 Big Tree Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #52 Monte Carlo Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Where trail crosses state land, trail finding might be necessary be sure to carry a map and compass. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #53 Monte Cristo Open Open 7/3/2022: Trail has been logged out for the first three miles. For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #54 Buck Creek Open Open 5/27/2022: Trail is logged out and open. For current information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #55 Tombstone Lake Open Open 7/24/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. Mosquito repellent recommended in the season. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #59 Whistle Punk Open Open 4/22/2022: Trail has been logged out and is open. There is a fee to park at TH. Use a NWFP, an Interagency Pass or pay $5 cash or check in a fee envelope. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402
Trail #5C: French Creek Open Open 7/24/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #6 House Rock Open Open 7/24/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #64 Riley Camp Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is snow free to the juction with 64A and probably most of the way to the PCT. For further information, contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Trail #64A Riley South Open Open 7/24/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For further information, contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Trail #65 Bluff Lake Open Open 6/27/22- On Forest Rd 4612 you will encounter a impassible washout before trailhead. You must find a safe place to park off the road before washout and hike to trailhead. A few trees down on trail. Mosquitos and horse flies. 
Trail #70 Steamboat Lake Open Open For further information, contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Trail #71 Pine-Way Not Cleared Not Cleared Trail has not been cleared. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #72 Cold Springs Open Open 7/3/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #73 Crofton Butte Open Open 7/23/2022: Trail is accessible but not logged out. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #74 Pipeline Road Open Open 7/11/2022: This road is currently open, however the ATV parking area near Packwood Lake will be temporarily closed on Fri. 7/15/2022 from 7:30 am - 1 pm for tree felling related to a toilet installation.
Trail #75 Salt Creek Open Open 7/3/2022: Trail is accessible and snow free but not logged out. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Trail #78 Packwood Lake Open Open 6/14/2022: Open and trail cleared. Northwest Forest day/annual pass or interagency pass required. Passes can be purchased at a local ranger station, online and at participating local vendors. Leave No Trace practices apply.
Trail #79 Coyote Open Open 10/5/2021: Trail was cleared in early-mid summer however current conditions are unknown. Trail not recommended for stock. 
Trail #8 Langfield Falls Open Open 7/1/2022: The Falls are accessible. There are mosquitos present on the trail. For information contact Mt Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #80 Wright Meadow None None For information contact Mt Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trail #81 Upper Lake Creek Open Open 10/5/2021: Trail was cleared in early-mid summer however current conditions are unknown. Not recommended for stock at approximately mile point 2 due to steep side slopes. 
Trail #83 Iron Creek Oldgrowth Open Open 10/5/2021: Not accessible by vehicles due to a locked gate. Gate will re-open in May 2022. Accessible by foot only. Open; current conditions unknown.
Trail #9 Round-the-Mountain Not Cleared Not Cleared 7/24/2022: Trail is mostly accessible, not logged out and wet and muddy in sections. Mosquitos present. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trail #91 Iron Creek Falls Open Open 10/5/2021: Open. Trail conditions unknown.
Trail #94 Jordan Creek Unreachable Unreachable 10/5/2021 Trail not accessible due to bridge closure. Some areas within the Goat Rocks Wilderness are higher elevations which can receive fall snow as early as late September. Always check the local forecast before setting off on your hike and have a plan B. For current information, contact Cowlitz Valley Ranger District at 360-497-1100.
Trail #9A Looking Glass Lake Open Open 724/2022: Trail is mostly accessible but not logged out. Mosquito repellent recommended in July. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trail of Two Forests Interpretive Site Open Open 1/11/22: The road to Trail of Two Forests has been plowed, but visitors should drive with caution and anticipate narrow roads and icy conditions. 
Trail: Hard Time Loop (X-Country Ski ) Closed Closed
Trailhead: Angry Mountain Open Open 10/4/2021: Trail was cleared in early-mid summer however current conditions are unknown.
Trailhead: Ape Canyon Open Open 06/18/22: Forest Road 83 is OPEN to Ape Canyon Trailhead,  however the trail has received NO MAINTENANCE in 2022. Travel with caution. NOTE: June to September 2022, the FR 99 Extension road, which connects the Plains of Abraham to Windy Ridge and the Smith Creek drainage, is CLOSED Monday through Friday at noon for road construction. Mountain bikers and other visitors will not be permitted to use this connection during this time. 
Trailhead: Berry Patch Open Open 7/19/22: Berry Patch Trail to junction with Lily Basin. The mosquitos are overwhelming. Short patches of snow starting at about 5800 ft to the junction with Lily Basin. Lots of water access for boiling or filtering. From the junction with Lily Basin to Goat Lake the trail is very steep and completely covered in snow.
Trailhead: Blue Lake ORV Open Open 06/28/2022: Open. Northwest Forest day/annual pass or interagency pass now required at Blue Lake ORV trailhead in the summer season. Passes can be purchased at a local ranger station, online and at participating local vendors. Please Tread Lightly
Trailhead: Bluff Lake Open Open 6/27/22 -On Forest Road 4612 you will encounter a impassible washout before trailhead. You must find a safe place to park off the road before washout and hike to trailhead. A few trees down on trail. Mosquitos and horse flies. 
Trailhead: Buck Creek-Lower Open Open Lower trailhead is located on FR 031 west of the Horse Camp. This is the only access to the Buck Creek trail. 4/01/2022: Can drive to TH. For current information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: Clear Fork Open Open 10/5/2021: Sections of the trail were cleared in early-mid summer however current conditions are unknown.
Trailhead: Coleman Weedpatch Open Open 10/4/2021: Trail conditions unknown at this time. Much of the Goat Rocks is above 6000 feet and typically receives snow fall as early as mid-late September. Check the local forecast before setting off on your hike and always have a plan B. For current information, contact Cowlitz Valley Ranger District at 360-497-1100.
Trailhead: Crofton Ridge East Open Open 7/3/2022: TH is accessible. TH is Located on FR 8040. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: Crofton Ridge West Open Open TH is Located on 8031.050. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: Forest Road 88 - Pacific Crest Trail Open Open 7/3/2022: Trail is accessible and the segment from FR 88 to FR 23 has been logged out. For current information, contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Trailhead: Glacier Lake Open Open 6/27/2022- There are two washouts on Forest Road 2110 that are not recommended to drive over in a high clearance vehicle because road appears to be unstable. Trailhead is difficult to find. A few down trees on trail, mosquitos and horse flies.
Trailhead: Independence Pass Open Open Independence Pass Trail has experienced significant washouts- hiking conditions are very challenging and exposed in places,  hike with caution. 
Trailhead: Indian Race Track - North Open Open TH is located on FR 65. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trailhead: Indian Race Track - South Closed Closed Trailhead is located on a gated road, FR 6048, and is inaccessible year around. For more information, contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Trailhead: Lily Basin Open Open 6/30/22: Snow line is approx. 5300' Elevation. Down trees and obstacles on trail. Mosquitos! Road has a steep slumping section that is difficult for high clearance, 4X4 vehicles. Trail not recommended for stock between Glacier Creek and the Angry Mountain Trail junction.
Trailhead: Lower Gotchen Creek (FR 8020) Open Open 5/27/2022: TH is accessible. For current information, contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Trailhead: McClellan Meadows-Lower Open Open TH is located on FR 65. For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: McClellan Meadows-Upper Open Open TH is located on FR 3053. For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: Middle Falls Open Open In 2022, from June 15 to September 6, a $2 parking reservation ticket will be required to park at the TH. Reservation tickets are available from Recreation.gov. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Trailhead: Middle Trail (Lower) None None Middle Trail begins at the Service Trail. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: Middle Trail (Upper) None None Trailhead is located on FR 8841. For current information, contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: Monte Carlo-Lower Open Open TH is located on FR 1800.750. Road to trail head is mostly open. For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District.
Trailhead: Monte Carlo-Upper Open Open TH is located on FR 1800.230. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402 for current info.
Trailhead: Monte Cristo-Lower Open Open This TH is located on FR 1800.230.For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: Monte Cristo-Upper Open Open TH is located on FR 8600.080.For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: Mosquito-PCNST #2000 Open Open 7/1/2022: TH is accessible.For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: Natural Bridges Open Open 7/3/2022: Bridges area is accessible. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: Observation Peak Open Open 7/3/2022: Trail head is accessible. For further information contact Mt. Adams Ranger Station at 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: Packwood Lake Open Open 6/14/2022: Open and trail cleared. Northwest Forest day/annual pass or interagency pass required. Passes can be purchased at a local ranger station, online and at participating local vendors. Leave No Trace practices apply.
Trailhead: Service None None TH located on FR 8821. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Trailhead: Silver Star Unreachable Unreachable Forest Road 4109 is extremely rough and only recommended for 4x4, high-clearance vehicles.  Easier access is available via the Grouse Vista trailhead on WA state land, Discover Pass required.
Trailhead: Siouxon Temporarily Closed Temporarily Closed 06/18/22: NOTE: Siouxon trailhead has moved 2 miles west on Forest Road 5701. Please park head-in to make room for others. Trail has received little maintenance this season; expect downed trees and uneven trail tread in burned areas. Chinook Trail bridge was destroyed in 2020 by fire. Hikers travel at their own risk. Please review safety tips for burned areas.
Trailhead: Snowgrass for hikers Open Open 7/29/22: Snow is melting fast, flowers starting to bloom. Some stretches snow fields still exist above 6000'.  Avoid hiking over snow bridges. Mosquitos are swarming and relentless! Camping at popular camp sites are snow free. 
Trailhead: South Climb Open Open 6/25/2022: TH is accessible. Please Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402 for current conditions and further information.
Trailhead: Thomas Lake Open Open NOTE: Rd. 65 has some flood damage. In the season 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 Open 5/28/2022: Trailhead is now open. To park at TH it is necessary to have a NWFP, an Interagency Pass or $5 cash for the fee envelope. Hikers travel the trail at their own risk. Please review safety tips for burned areas. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Trailhead: Upper Falls/Quartz Creek Open Open In 2022, from June 15 to September 6, a parking reservation ticket will be required for parking at the TH. Reservation tickets are available at https://www.recreation.gov. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Trailhead: Upper Gotchen Creek (FR 8040) Open Open 6/3/2022: TH is accessible. For information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Trailhead: Wright Meadows Open Open In 2022, from June 15 through September 6, a parking reservation ticket will be required to park at trailhead. Reservation tickets are available at Recreation.gov. There is a $2 processing fee. For information contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402.
Trails #180 & #180D Silver Star & Summit Open Open 11/19/21: Expect winter conditions with snow and ice. Road to the trailhead may be snow-covered. 
Wilderness: Goat Rocks Open Open 7/29/22: Long snow stretches still exists around 6000' elevation. Mosquitos are relentless and swarming. Beware of melting snow bridges. Use caution when hiking! Much of the Goat Rocks is above 6000' and typically receives snow fall as early as mid-late September. Check the local forecast before setting off on your hike and always have a plan B. Please refer to specific trails listed in the hiking section of the Cowlitz Valley Ranger District for more in depth information. Information on current conditions is updated as we receive it.  For current information, contact Cowlitz Valley Ranger District 360-497-1103. You may find useful or current information from hiker blogs at the following websites All Trails  https://www.alltrails.com or Washington Trail Association https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/snowgrass 
Wilderness: Indian Heaven Open Open 7/24/2022: The Wilderness is mostly melted out. Mosquitos present and in large quanity. Mosquito repellent recommended. For current information, contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402.
Wilderness: Mt. Adams Open Open 7/24/2022: Most trails are accessible but very few are logged out so there will possibly be downed trees on the trails. Most Trails on the south side of the mountain are snow free to 6000. On the north side Divide Camp trail and Killen Creek trail are snow free but wet. Mosquito repellant is recommended for use on all trails. High Camp Trail is snow covered and dangerous as a result. For further information contact Mount Adams Ranger District(509) 395-3402.
Wilderness: Trapper Creek Open Open 7/2022: The wilderness is snow free. Some of the trails are logged out and open. The area was partly burned over in 2020 and some of the trails are difficult to follow. Hikers travel at their own risk. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509) 395-3402.
Wind River Historic District Open Open Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District for current information (509)395-3402.
Windy Ridge Interpretive Site Open Open 07/01/2022: Open for the season. Snow is still present on trails above 4000'. 
ALERT - Forest Road 99 Extension/#207 leaving from Windy Ridge to access Truman Trail #207 and Abraham Trail #216D, is closed on weekdays and open on weekends through the end of this year. Learn more. Smith Creek "loop" will not be an option during closure days.
Worm Flows, Winter Climbing Route Open Open 05/15/2022:  Late spring snowstorms have kept snow on the mountain and winter conditions still exist on the mountain; mountaineering skills and equipment required. The latest climbing report is on the Mount St. Helens Institute website under Current Conditions
  • Safety Alert: A cornice (giant, overhanging mass of snow) forms every year at the summit and can release at any time, plunging into the crater. Stay well back from the edge and don't trust footprints you see. 
  • Pack out your trash, please. Please bring your own blue bags due to limited supply at the trailhead.
  • Please do not congregate at the summit or in the parking lot.

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