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Sand Ridge

South Cascades > White Pass/Cowlitz River Valley
46.6509, -121.2786 Map & Directions
Length
8.9 miles, one-way
Elevation Gain
2000 feet
Highest Point
5400 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Moderate/Hard
Views along Sand Ridge. Photo by Zillah525. Full-size image
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Wildlife
  • Lakes
  • Fall foliage

This trail in the William O. Douglas wilderness climbs from the north side of Highway 12 through second-growth forest. It offers access to Spiral Butte and Shellrock Lake, among other lakes in this area. While it's a lovely spot to enjoy a low-key backpack, the water here can make the area swampy in the spring and early summer. Continue reading

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Hiking Sand Ridge

This trail in the William O. Douglas wilderness climbs from the north side of Highway 12 through second-growth forest.

It offers access to Spiral Butte and Shellrock Lake, among other lakes in this area. While it's a lovely spot to enjoy a low-key backpack, the water here can make the area swampy in the spring and early summer.

Sand Ridge

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 46.6509, -121.2786 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Getting There

From White Pass, travel 5.8 miles east on US 12. The trailhead is on the north side of the highway.

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Trailhead

South Cascades > White Pass/Cowlitz River Valley

Sand Ridge (#1104)

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Naches Ranger District

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