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Bluff Trail

Southwest Washington

Hike a steep and sometimes difficult to follow trail to where it intersects the Lewis River Trail a half mile downstream of Forest Road 90 near Crab Creek. Continue reading


Southwest Washington -- Lewis River Region
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4.4 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 1900 ft.
Highest Point: 3500 ft.


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Northwest Forest Pass

The trailhead for the Bluff Trail, found along Forest Road 93 provides an exceptional view of Mount Adams and the Lewis River Valley. The trail itself loses 1,800 feet as it descends along a Douglas-fir covered ridgeline before connecting to the Lewis River Trail south of the Lower Falls Campground.

Bluff Trail

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Co-ordinates: 46.0608, -121.9721 Open in Google Maps


Southwest Washington -- Lewis River Region

Bluff (#24)

Gifford Pinchot National Forest and Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

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Guidebooks & Maps

Day Hiking: South Cascades (Nelson - Mountaineers Books)

Green Trails No. 365 Lone Butte

Getting There

From Cougar, drive Forest Road 90 east for about 15 miles. Stay right at the junction for Forest Road 93 for about 9.5 miles to the trailhead access point.

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Northwest Forest Pass

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