Silver Star Updates
The Silver Star Recreation area just outside of Battleground and Vancouver has miles of hiking options and a network of trails stuffed with wildflowers and gorgeous 5-volcano views. But it has some pretty awful roads to get to that trailhead, preventing hikers from accessing these gorgeous views. Roadwork is a long-term project; stay tuned with what's going on at Silver Star here.
Recent Work and Investments In the Silver Star Area
Trip Reporters Celebrate Southwest Washington Trails and Volunteers
Sep 12, 2022
WTA is hard at work improving and building trails in Southwest Washington. Get the latest updates and learn how you can support trails in this region of the state.
Where We're Going ... We'll Definitely Still Need Roads
Apr 19, 2022
Hikers need roads. But wild weather takes out roads each year, and land management agencies need funding to repair them. Join WTA's Trail Action Network to speak up for public roads funding so you can continue accessing Washington's forests!
5 Ways WTA Supports the Future of Trails
Nov 17, 2021
WTA is looking to the future for anyone who likes to use trails. Here's what we're working on — and how you can help.
A Plan for Silver Star's Future
Oct 07, 2021
Silver Star mountain in Southwest Washington is a beloved destination facing access issues. The Silver Star Coalition is looking to help with that.
Helping Hikers and Collecting Vital Information on the Mountain Loop Highway
Aug 09, 2021
This summer, keep your eyes out for WTA volunteers on the Mountain Loop Highway. They won't be wearing hard hats — these folks will be in Gothic Basin and at Cutthroat Lakes several times this summer, sharing information about recreating responsibly and sustainably and doing visitor counts for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).