Butte Camp Trail

Cougar, Washington

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Butte Camp offers a great destination for those wanting an easy outing, or even a short overnight backpacking trip. The trail starts with grand vistas and runs through fields of wildflowers along the way. You’ll experience the majesty of a native Northwest forest and the awesome power of the volcanic landscape.
Day Hiking: South Cascades

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Day Hiking: South Cascades

by Dan A. Nelson (The Mountaineers Books)

Butte Camp offers a great destination for those wanting an easy outing, or even a short overnight backpacking trip. The trail starts with grand vistas and runs through fields of wildflowers along the way. You’ll experience the majesty of a native Northwest forest and the awesome power of the volcanic landscape.

© 2007 Dan A. Nelson /The Mountaineers Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Cougar
Distance: 5
Elevation Gain: 700 feet
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Moderate
Season: Late May-November
Trailhead Elevation: 3,300 feet
Top Elevation: 4,000 feet
Local Contacts: USFS Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Local Maps: Green Trails No. 364 Mount St. Helens
Driving Directions: Directions to Butte Camp Trail

Recent Trail Reviews

8/5/2009
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Actually never made it to this trail, the road to the trail head was very rough. I could not make it with my 2wd, you need a 4wd vechicle. The GPNF website said nothing about the road being nearly in-passable w/o 4wd. If you are going to the trail head from rd 83, better have 4wd



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