3 miles
Distance
1,476 ft
Climb
-227 ft
Descent
3,950 ft
High Point
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Details

  • Riding Area
    Coldwater Lake / Mt Margaret
    Cougar, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #98538 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This 3.1 mile trail travels from State Route 504 on the south side of Coldwater lake to meet Boundary Trail #1 (area is unavailable) 2.3 miles from South Coldwater Trail 230A junction.

Logging operations were active on South Coldwater Ridge during the spring of 1980. Several pieces of heavy logging equipment were at logging sites on May 18th and were destroyed by the blast. About 1 mile from the trailhead, you will see a bull­dozer and mangled yarding tower. Blasted logs and toppled trees attest to the lateral blast’s speed and force. The trail steadily climbs to its junction with Coldwater Trail #230 offering views of Mount St. Helens, Coldwater Peak, and Coldwater Lake.

A Mount Margaret Backcountry Permit is required for overnight camping. Camping is allowed in designated sites only and by advance reservation.

Access Info

From Toutle, WA travel east on State Highway 504 for about 36 miles.

More Stats for South Coldwater Trail 230A bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,249 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,559 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,559 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,808 ft
  • Grade
    7.095%
  • Grade max
    -19.464%
  • Grade min
    33.417%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3,069 ft
  • Distance flat
    151 ft
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