Takhlakh Lake and Meadows Trail is a 3.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Stevenson, Washington that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
From Randle, drive south 1 mile on Highway 131 to Forest Service Road 23. Veer left on Forest Service Road 23 and drive 33 miles to Forest Service Road 2329. Turn left and drive 2 miles to the signed trailhead at road's end.
My fiancé and I had our first camping trip here. We ended up having to change to barbless hooks because we would catch our limit of trout within an hour! So beautiful. The hike is pretty easy, a fun look you can take two times a day. Would recommend bug spray, or lots of citronella!
Go beyond what you think is the end of the trail and you will be rewarded with Takhlakh Meadows. A great easy hike from the lake, we took a 3 and 6 year old with us, but I carried the 3 year old over the Lava Flows.
Great hike and camping. Bring bug spray as the Mosquitos are thick most of the summer.
This was an easy trail, so it's perfect to bring the kids along. Beautiful lake with camping and fishing. Boats without gas motors are allowed. When the lake is still, you can get a beautiful picture of Mt. Adams reflcting.