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Tarbell Trail

Southwest Washington > Lewis River Region
45.7643, -122.3262 Map & Directions
Length
24.75 miles, roundtrip
Highest Point
4120 feet
Mt. Hood from the Tarbell Trail. Photo by Ryan Ojerio.

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The Tarbell trail is a 24.75 mile loop that connects recreation sites and scenic viewpoints in the Yacolt Burn Recreation area. Continue reading

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Hiking Tarbell Trail

The Tarbell trail is a 24.75 mile loop that connects recreation sites and scenic viewpoints in the Yacolt Burn Recreation area.

There area several points to access the Tarbell Trail including Rock Creek Campground, Tarbell Trailhead, Yacolt Burn Trailhead and the Grouse Vista Trailhead. To access a map, follow this link to a map on the DNR's website: http://file.dnr.wa.gov/publications/amp_rec_yacolt_burn_non_motorized_trails.pdf

A portion of the Tarbell Trail connects the Bells Mt. Trail and the Kloochman Butte Trail and is the official route of the Chinook Trail, a regional trail route that will one day provide a 300+ rim-to-rim loop encircling the Columbia River Gorge between Vancouver and Maryhill.

WTA worked here in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2012 and 2011!

Tarbell Trail

Map & Directions

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Co-ordinates: 45.7643, -122.3262 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

From Interstate 5 -traveling North or South - take Exit 11 and head east on Hwy 502/NE 219th St. toward Battle Ground, WA. In 6 miles turn left on Hwy 503/NW 10th Avenue. Continue 5.6 miles and turn right on NE Rock Creek Rd. In 0.3 mile the road name changes to NE 152nd Avenue. In another 1.2 miles the road veers left and becomes NE Lucia Falls Rd. About 8.2 miles after turning off Hwy 503 you'll pass Moulton Falls Park. In 0.3 mile after the park, turn right on NE Sunset Falls Rd. Continue 2.0 miles, then turn right (south) on NE Dole Valley Rd.

Drive another 5.0 miles and turn left into the campground. A small brown sign indicates the entrance. The Appaloosa (and Tarbell) trailhead is at the east end next to a set of vault toilets and a kiosk with a map. The pedestrian bridge is at the trailhead.

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Southwest Washington > Lewis River Region

Washington State Department of Natural Resources

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