Loop Trail? No
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No Allowed Uses:
Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Location: Rural/Backcountry, in Gifford Pinchot National Forest joins Spirit Lake (near Mt. St. Helens) to Council Lake (near Mt. Adams).
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Trail passes through open forest, sub-alpine meadow and Mt. St. Helens Blast Zone - open vistas with views of surrounding devastation, debris avalanches, alpine meadows, surrounding peaks and Cascade Volcanoes. Johnston Ridge Observatory near to trail.
Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 1979
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsWebsite: Washington Trails Assn.
Website: Trail #1 Boundary
Website: Gifford Pinchot National Forest
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Gifford Pinchot National Forest
Mount St. Helens NUM
42218 Yale Bridge Rd.
Amboy, WA 98601
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- Change in trail mileage through trail extension
- Change in trail mileage through trail retraction
- Change in trail mileage through significant trail reroute
- Change to trail name
- Change in trail description or use
- Undesignation of trail (removal of NRT designation status)
- Other significant updates
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