recent road and trail conditions
Lacamas Park: As of late May 2020, the lilies are done blooming. Even without the flowers, this is still a nice walk. Lilies will be blooming again late April '21 or so.
Cape Horn: As of July 16, 2020, the lower portion of the trail is now open. Thus you can complete the entire loop. The lower portion of the trail will close again February 1, 2021, for bird nesting.
Falls Creek Falls: As of May 2020, Road 3062 is open. Thus you can drive all the way to the trailhead. Scheduled to be gated again early winter 2020.
Table Mountain: Since 2017, the popular Bonneville Hot Springs Resort trailhead is no longer available. Must use alternate routes, primarily the nearby crossing of private lands, or by starting across from Bonneville dam and adding several miles via the PCT.
Mt. St. Helens west: As of July 2020, highway 504 is open to the Johnston Ridge Observatory. Thus you can access the trailhead for Coldwater Peak/Harry's Ridge.
Mt. St. Helens east: As of June 2020, Road 99 is open to Windy Ridge. The hikes include Mt. Margaret, Whittier Ridge/Lakes loop, and Plains of Abraham (Windy Ridge trailhead).
Mt. St. Helens south: As of June 2020, Road 83 is open. Thus you can access the Ape Canyon trailhead and hike up to Plains of Abraham.
Mt. Adams west: As of June 2020, Road 23 is open. Hikes include Crystal Lake and Avalanche Valley.
Click here for Forest Service listing of all road and trail conditions in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.