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Cold Creek Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Sign at the trail junction, Bells Mountain Trail, near the Cold Creek Trailhead (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Regulations or restrictions, etc

  • Dogs on leash day-use and campground areas
  • Road L1300 gated in fall and winter months

Driving Directions

Drive I-5 north to Exit 11 for Battle Ground and Highway 502E.

Keep right after 0.2 miles (bearing left takes you to a Rest Area) and, in another 0.6 miles, merge right with Highway 502E for Battle Ground.

Drive 5.9 miles into Battle Ground, and turn left at a traffic light for Highway 503N, Amboy, and Yacolt.

Stay on this road, also called the Lewisville Highway, for 5.7 miles and then turn right onto NE Rock Creek Road.

Keep on this road, which becomes NE Lucia Falls Road, for 8.6 miles, and turn right onto NE Sunset Falls Road.

Go 2.1 miles on this winding paved road and turn right onto NE Dole Valley Road.

After 5.2 miles, turn right onto Road L1000 for the Larch Mountain Correction Center.

After 0.5 miles on this gravel road, turn right for Cold Creek Camp on Road L1300 (This road is usually gated in fall and winter months).

Drive 0.3 miles to the Cold Creek Day-use Area.

There is also a campground here which is open in the summer when a volunteer campground host is present.


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