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1,134 mi 1,825 km of trail 12 Recommended Routes

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 86 Trails Intermediate Trails 130 Trails Hard Trails 92 Trails
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Gems in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - 3

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gem Favorite Panther Creek Falls from the lower platform

Panther Creek Falls

(1) Carson, WA
gem Favorite Little Baldy (foreground) and Mount Hood (horizon) from Silver Star Mountain

Silver Star Mountain

(6) Venersborg, WA
gem Favorite Catherine Creek Arch

Catherine Creek Arch

(2) White S…, WA

Recommended Routes in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - 12

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Favorite Fields of flowers.
Difficult

Dog Mountain Trail #147

6.5 mi 10.4 km 2,802' Up 853.98 m Up 2,801' Down 853.86 m Down

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

Snowgrass Flats Loop

15.0 mi 24.1 km 2,978' Up 907.84 m Up 2,988' Down 910.6 m Down

Morton, WA
Favorite Summit of Mt St Helens, Washington
Difficult

Mount St. Helens Winter Route: Worm Flows

10.5 mi 17.0 km 5,600' Up 1706.76 m Up 5,599' Down 1706.67 m Down

Amboy, WA
Favorite Pikers Peak panorama.
Difficult

Mount Adams South Climb (Lunch Counter Approach)

11.8 mi 18.9 km 6,687' Up 2038.12 m Up 6,686' Down 2037.97 m Down

White S…, WA
Favorite Summit of Mt St Helens, Washington
Very Difficult

Mount St. Helens Summer Climbing Route: Monitor Ridge

8.8 mi 14.1 km 4,489' Up 1368.15 m Up 4,488' Down 1368.04 m Down

Amboy, WA
Favorite hiking the 'blast area'
Difficult

Loowit Loop

29.4 mi 47.4 km 5,697' Up 1736.3 m Up 5,696' Down 1736.19 m Down

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

Packwood Lake

8.5 mi 13.7 km 681' Up 207.53 m Up 680' Down 207.36 m Down

Morton, WA
Favorite Observation Falls
Intermediate

Trapper Creek Out-and-Back

7.6 mi 12.3 km 1,704' Up 519.52 m Up 1,704' Down 519.49 m Down

Stevenson, WA
Favorite Panther Creek Falls from the lower platform
Intermediate

Panther Creek Falls Trail #137

0.6 mi 1.0 km 87' Up 26.41 m Up 86' Down 26.32 m Down

Carson, 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 2,273' Up 692.85 m Up 2,266' Down 690.6 m Down

Venersborg, WA
Favorite Enjoy a pleasant Gorge view from Catherine Creek.
Intermediate

Catherine Creek

2.5 mi 4.1 km 752' Up 229.1 m Up 751' Down 228.87 m Down

White S…, WA
Favorite June Lake and waterfall.
Difficult

June Lake Loop

4.6 mi 7.4 km 1,024' Up 312.01 m Up 1,022' Down 311.65 m Down

Amboy, WA

Trails in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - 296

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4.1 mi 6.7 km #1Nannie Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #2Lower Lewis River Falls
Easy/Intermediate
Stevenson, WA
Easy/Intermediate
Stevenson, WA
4.0 mi 6.4 km #3South Point Lookout Trail #123
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #4Sturgeon Rock
Difficult
Venersborg, WA
Difficult
Venersborg, WA
0.1 mi 0.2 km #5Iron Creek Falls
Easy/Intermediate
Morton, WA
Easy/Intermediate
Morton, WA
8.9 mi 14.4 km #6Tatoosh Trail
Difficult
Greenwater, WA
Difficult
Greenwater, WA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #7High Camp Trail #10
Difficult
White Salmon, WA
Difficult
White Salmon, WA
2.9 mi 4.7 km #8Divide Camp Trail #112
Intermediate/Difficult
White Salmon, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
White Salmon, WA
6.4 mi 10.3 km #9Bluff Mountain Trail #172
Intermediate
Battle Ground, WA
Intermediate
Battle Ground, WA
4.6 mi 7.4 km #10Goat Ridge Trail #95
Difficult
Morton, WA
Difficult
Morton, WA
11.5 mi 18.6 km #11Siouxon Creek
Intermediate
Amboy, WA
Intermediate
Amboy, WA
5.9 mi 9.4 km #12Snowgrass Trail #96
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
9.9 mi 15.9 km #13Falls Creek #152
Intermediate
Stevenson, WA
Intermediate
Stevenson, WA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #14High Rock Lookout
Difficult
Morton, WA
Difficult
Morton, WA
149.2 mi 240.0 km #15PCT: Cascade Locks to Highway 12 (at White Pass)
Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
9.5 mi 15.3 km #16Packwood Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
1.3 mi 2.0 km #17Sleeping Beauty
Intermediate/Difficult
Carson, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
Carson, WA
1.6 mi 2.5 km #18Falls Creek #152A
Intermediate
Stevenson, WA
Intermediate
Stevenson, WA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #19Bypass Trail #97
Intermediate
Morton, WA
Intermediate
Morton, WA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #20Wind Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Carson, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
Carson, WA 11 

Photos of Gifford Pinchot National Forest - 247

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Fields of lupine and american bistort blanket the Goat Rocks Wilderness.
Feb 6, 2017 near Morton, WA
Fields of flowers.
Jun 7, 2016 near Carson, WA
Mt Adams is only 11 miles from Sleeping Beauty.
Aug 19, 2020 near White S…, WA
Pikers Peak panorama.
Jul 25, 2020 near White S…, WA
Mount Rainier from the summit of Mount Adams.
Jul 25, 2020 near White S…, WA
View from Nannie Peak's Spur Trail.
Jan 8, 2020 near Morton, WA
Waterfall below Goat Lake.
Aug 2, 2018 near Morton, WA
Mt Adams
Jul 29, 2018 near Morton, WA