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Williams Mine Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

There's a large grassy area to park at Williams Mine Trailhead (Jerry Adams)
Wilderness permit registration box at the trailhead (Jerry Adams)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

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

Turn left after exiting onto Button Bridge Road, and cross the Hood River Bridge (first paying the toll), to drive 1.2 miles to the junction with Highway 14 on the Washington side.

Turn left for Stevenson and Vancouver, and proceed 1.5 miles to make a right turn onto Highway 141 Alt. for Trout Lake and the Mt. Adams Recreation Area.

Go 2.2 miles up to the junction with Highway 141N, and turn left here for BZ Corner, Trout Lake, and Glenwood.

It’s 19.2 miles to Trout Lake, where you bear right on FR 23 for Randle and the Mt. Adams Recreation Area.

After 1.3 miles, go left on FR 23 for Randle.

Drive 12.9 miles and make a right turn onto FR 521 for Pacific Crest Trail Trailhead Parking.

It’s 0.4 miles up this rutted road to the parking area at the Williams Mine Trailhead on your left.

Fees and Regulations

  • $3.50 toll each way at Hood River Bridge
  • Self-issued wilderness permit


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