This trail is open to motorcyles, hikers, horses, and bicycles.
This 7.7 mile trail offers beautiful view of Goat Rocks, Rainier, Tongue Mountain and Juniper Ridge. Also of interest along the trail are peeled cedar trees whose bark was used by the Yakama Indians to make baskets.
After a 3-mile hike from Forest Road 5601 near Ollallie Lake, the trail climbs the East Canyon Ridge to meet Forest Road 2328. The trail then follows Forest Road 2328 for 1.5 miles before descending Squaw Creek Trail #265 to Forest Road 2322. (Watch for vehicles on Road 2328.)
This trail appears to have been used extensively by Yakama Indians as they traveled from berry picking camps near Olallie, Takhlakh and Chain of Lakes to fishing camps along the Cispus River.
From Randle, Washington travel south on State Highway 131 (Forest Roads 23 and 25). Veer left in 1 mile at the Y of Forest Road 23 and Forest Road 25. Continue to follow Forest Service Road 23 for 30.2 miles and turn left on Forest Road 2329. Follow Forest Road 2329 for .78 miles. Road 2329 turns to the right at the junction of Forest Road 5601. Follow Forest Road 5601 (straight) for about .5 miles.
The trail leaves from Forest Road 5601 near Ollallie Lake Campground.
This trail is maintained by the US Forest Service. Check with the USFS/Gifford Pinchot National Forest for the latest trail status.
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More Stats for East Canyon Trail #265 mountain bike trail
Altitude change-295 ft
Altitude min3,999 ft
Altitude start4,294 ft
Altitude end3,999 ft
Distance climb2 miles
Distance down2 miles
Distance flat653 ft
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
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