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1,122 mi 1,806 km of trail 13 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 119 Trails Intermediate Trails 101 Trails Hard Trails 74 Trails
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Featured Hikes in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - 12

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Favorite Fields of flowers.
Intermediate/Difficult

Dog Mountain Trail #147

6.5 mi 10.4 km • Out and Back • 2,802 ft Ascent 853.98 m Ascent

(45) Carson, WA
Favorite The Goat Rocks don't disappoint - fields of flowers and Mt. Adams pose at sunset.
Intermediate

Snowgrass Flats Loop

15.0 mi 24.1 km • Loop • 2,978 ft Ascent 907.84 m Ascent

(10) Morton, WA
Favorite Summit of Mt St Helens, Washington
Difficult

Mount St. Helens Winter Route: Worm Flows

10.5 mi 17.0 km • Loop • 5,600 ft Ascent 1706.76 m Ascent

(11) Amboy, WA
Favorite A rock cairn marks the route with Mt. St. Helens in the background.
Difficult

Loowit Loop

29.4 mi 47.4 km • Loop • 5,697 ft Ascent 1736.3 m Ascent

(8) Amboy, WA
Favorite Camping at Lunch Counter the night before ascending Mt Adams
Difficult

Mount Adams South Climb (Lunch Counter Approach)

11.8 mi 18.9 km • Loop • 6,687 ft Ascent 2038.12 m Ascent

(14) White S…, WA
Favorite Summit of Mt St Helens, Washington
Extremely Difficult

Mount St. Helens Summer Climbing Route: Monitor Ridge

8.8 mi 14.1 km • Out and Back • 4,489 ft Ascent 1368.15 m Ascent

(12) Amboy, WA
Favorite Sunset at Packwood Lake. Johnson Peak in background 6/26/17.
Easy/Intermediate

Packwood Lake

8.5 mi 13.7 km • Loop • 681 ft Ascent 207.53 m Ascent

(9) Morton, WA
Favorite Observation Falls
Intermediate

Trapper Creek Out-and-Back

7.6 mi 12.3 km • Loop • 1,704 ft Ascent 519.52 m Ascent

(2) Stevenson, WA
Favorite right before creek goes over falls
Easy/Intermediate

Panther Creek Falls Trail #137

0.3 mi 0.5 km • Loop • 37 ft Ascent 11.25 m Ascent

(2) Carson, WA
Favorite A couple of hikers on the "trail" with Mt St. Helens in the background obscured by clouds.
Difficult

June Lake Loop

4.6 mi 7.4 km • Loop • 1,024 ft Ascent 312.01 m Ascent

(2) Amboy, WA
Favorite Little Baldy (foreground) and Mount Hood (horizon) from Silver Star Mountain
Intermediate/Difficult

Grouse Vista - Sturgeon Rock - Silver Star Loop

8.7 mi 14.0 km • Loop • 2,273 ft Ascent 692.85 m Ascent

(2) Venersborg, WA
Favorite Mount Hood from the lower Catherine Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate

Catherine Creek

2.5 mi 4.1 km • Out and Back • 752 ft Ascent 229.1 m Ascent

(5) White S…, WA

Trails in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - 281

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4.1 mi 6.7 km #1Nannie Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.1 mi 6.7 km Morton, WA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #2Lower Lewis River Falls
Easy
Stevenson, WA
Easy
0.4 mi 0.6 km Stevenson, WA
4.0 mi 6.4 km #3South Point Lookout Trail #123
Intermediate
Morton, WA
Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Morton, WA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #4Sturgeon Rock
Difficult
Venersborg, WA
Difficult
0.3 mi 0.5 km Venersborg, WA
9.5 mi 15.3 km #5Packwood Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
9.5 mi 15.3 km Morton, WA
4.6 mi 7.4 km #6Goat Ridge Trail #95
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.6 mi 7.4 km Morton, WA
9.9 mi 15.9 km #7Falls Creek #152
Intermediate
Stevenson, WA
Intermediate
9.9 mi 15.9 km Stevenson, WA
149.2 mi 240.0 km #8PCT: Cascade Locks to Highway 12 (at White Pass)
Intermediate/Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
149.2 mi 240.0 km Cascade Locks, OR
1.6 mi 2.5 km #9Falls Creek #152A
Intermediate
Stevenson, WA
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.5 km Stevenson, WA
5.9 mi 9.4 km #10Snowgrass Trail #96
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.9 mi 9.4 km Morton, WA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #11Bypass Trail #97
Intermediate
Morton, WA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Morton, WA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #12Wind Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Carson, WA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Carson, WA 10 
11.5 mi 18.6 km #13Siouxon Creek
Easy/Intermediate
Amboy, WA
Easy/Intermediate
11.5 mi 18.6 km Amboy, WA
4.1 mi 6.6 km #14Tracy Hill Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mosier, OR
Easy/Intermediate
4.1 mi 6.6 km Mosier, OR
1.5 mi 2.5 km #15June Lake Trail #216B
Easy/Intermediate
Amboy, WA
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.5 km Amboy, WA
1.2 mi 2.0 km #16Dog Mountain - Alternate
Intermediate/Difficult
Carson, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.2 mi 2.0 km Carson, WA
6.4 mi 10.2 km #17Silver Star Trail #180
Intermediate/Difficult
Venersborg, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
6.4 mi 10.2 km Venersborg, WA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #18Sleeping Beauty
Intermediate/Difficult
Carson, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.1 mi 1.7 km Carson, WA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #19High Rock Lookout
Difficult
Morton, WA
Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Morton, WA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #20Dry Creek
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.4 mi 5.5 km Morton, WA

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