Toutle River Trail

HARD 4 reviews

Toutle River Trail is a 11.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Toutle, Washington that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
11.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3753 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wildlife

3 days ago

Did this a couple weeks ago and the fall color was incredible. Tough hike in spots: couple of washouts along streams can make it tricksy to pick the trail back up; be prepared and know your route. Rough road to the Blue Lake trailhead. But the views on Sheep Canyon, Toutle, and Loowit trails are worth the effort. Hiked 8 hours and never saw another soul but us.

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

The road leading up to the trail point has some serious potholes so watch out. Then the last 3 miles is gravel road with more potholes. The beginning of the trail is a bit tricky to find but once you are on it, you are good to go. Very pretty surroundings and views so I'm not sure why there aren't any reviews on this one.

hiking
Thursday, October 08, 2015