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The lake makes a great goal and stopping place before returning via the same trail. There are a few limited views of the Columbia Gorge but this hike is mainly under forest cover.
- Distance: 43.6
Location: 45.689555, -121.7710401
Location: 45.6718958, -121.7568318
Trail passes by large boulder field here.
Location: 45.6852567, -121.7654657
Trail crosses Harphan creek here. Shallow and easy to get across in summer.
Location: 45.6722318, -121.7566689
Crossing Lindsey creek.
Location: 45.6436167, -121.7565529
Trail crosses Lindsey creek in several small channels.
Location: 45.6729855, -121.7570825
Bear grass flowers.
Location: 45.6543736, -121.7539818
Bear grass plants in bloom.
Location: 45.642898, -121.7570583
Location: 45.6863547, -121.7691956
Trail crosses under power lines here.
Location: 45.6812015, -121.7602348
Trail passes through rock field here, but trail is in good condition.
Location: 45.6650797, -121.7543122
Some sort of sign board at this location, does not seem to be in use.
Mt St. Helens viewpoint
Location: 45.6665536, -121.7575885
Trail opens up at this location for a nice view of Mt. St. Helens to the North West.
Location: 45.6650702, -121.7565483
Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness boundary sign. Both sides of sign are currently broken off.
Location: 45.659676, -121.7524997
Location: 45.6879122, -121.771639
Wyeth trail parking lot and trail head.
Location: 45.6652261, -121.7564964
Wilderness boundary sign.
Wyeth trail sign.
Location: 45.6602173, -121.7522049
Wyeth trail sign.
Location: 45.6718238, -121.7567539
Trail skirts boulder field at this point.
Mt. Defiance view
Location: 45.6541282, -121.7539215
View of Mt. Defiance to the East.
Bear grass flower
Location: 45.6543681, -121.7537498
Bear grass plants flowering.
Mt St. Helens view
Location: 45.6666057, -121.7575264
Mt. St. Helens viewpoint at this location.
Harphan creek crossing
Location: 45.6853467, -121.7653799
Trail crosses Harphan creek here.
Location: 45.6864559, -121.7690706
Trail passes under power lines.
Wyeth trail head
Location: 45.6880149, -121.7715168
Wyeth parking lot and trail head.
Location: 45.6503184, -121.756196
Trail through forest cover.
Location: 45.6429981, -121.7568827
Dam at North side of lake.