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Siouxon trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Where to access the trail at the Siouxon Trailhead (bobcat)
Junction with the Siouxon Trail 50 yards below the parking area (bobcat)


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Driving Directions

NOTICE: The trails here were affected by the 2020 Big Hollow Fire but were reopened in August 2021. The Gifford Pinchot National Forest has moved the trailhead back 3.7 miles to the intersection of Roads 57 and 5701 where there is now a gate. New parking coordinates: 45.93463, -122.22161

Via I-5:

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.

Via I-205:

Drive I-205 North to Exits 30B and 30C for Highway 500E.

Keep right then left after exiting, taking Exit 30B and driving 0.7 miles to join Highway 500E.

In 0.7 miles, come to the traffic light at the junction with 4th Plain Boulevard. Continue straight here on Highway 503N for Battle Ground.

After 7.9 miles, come to the intersection with Main Street in Battle Ground. Go straight here.

From the 503N-Main Street intersection in Battle Ground:

Drive 12.6 miles to Amboy.

Bear right on 399th Street and drive 0.3 miles to a sharp turn in Amboy.

Go left here, and then after 0.2 miles, make another sharp turn right, keeping on 503N for Cougar and Chelatchie (This is also NE Chelatchie Road).

After 4.0 miles, turn right on NE Healy Road in Chelatchie, just after passing the Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Headquarters.

Drive 5.2 miles (After 2.4 miles, the road becomes FR 54; once the road enters the forest the pavement is often broken and/or sunken - drive with care!), and come to a fork.

Keep right here and at the next junction, driving another 4.0 miles to turn left (uphill) on FR 57.

Go 1.3 miles to a junction, and make a sharp left here on FR 5701.

Drive another 3.7 miles downhill on a narrow, rough, mostly paved road to the Siouxon Trailhead.

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