Soapstone Lake

Elsie, Oregon 97138

Soapstone Lake

Soapstone Lake Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Take a short hike through the second-growth timber of the Clatsop State Forest, past an abandoned homestead, and on to a small lake, enjoying a wide variety of wildflowers as you go."

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Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

One Night Wilderness: Portland: Backcountry Getaways Within Three Hours of the City (Wilderness Press)
Doug Lorain
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"The recently completed trail to Soapstone Lake is a pleasant and easy backpacking outing that makes an excellent choice for families with children. The trail to the lake is short but surprisingly diverse, including areas of dense forest, some relatively open second-growth woodlands, a small meadow, and a lovely creek, all leading to a pretty lake at trail’s end." Read more

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Trail Information

Elsie
Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
3.2
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1.5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
Astoria District Office, Oregon Department of Forestry, 92219 Highway 202, Astoria, OR 97103; (503) 325-5451
Local Contacts
None
Local Maps