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Trout Lake Preserve Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Mt. Adams from the trailhead at the Trout Lake Natural Area Preserve (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

Drive I-84 west and take Exit 64 for Highway 35, White Salmon, and Government Camp.

After exiting, turn left on Button Bridge Road and drive 1.1 miles across the Hood River Bridge, paying the $2 toll. Make a left here on 14W for Stevenson and Vancouver.

Drive 1.5 miles and make a right on 141 Alt. for Trout Lake and the Mt. Adams Recreation Area.

This road winds up along the White Salmon River for 2.2 miles to the junction with Highway 141. Turn left here for BZ Corner, Trout Lake and Glenwood.

Drive 19.2 miles to a fork in the road at Trout Lake.

Keep left here on 141 and drive 1.0 miles, passing the ranger station, to make a right turn onto gravel Lake Road.

Proceed 0.5 miles to a jucntion with a private road and keep right.

Continue 0.2 miles farther to the end of the road and the trailhead.

Fees, Regulations, etc.

  • $2 toll each way at the Hood River Bridge
  • Discover Pass required
  • Natural Area Preserve: Stay on the trail
  • Respect signs at Elk Meadows RV Park

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