Ghost Lake Trail

Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument, Washington

Elevation Gain173ft
Trailhead Elevation3,709ft
Elevation Min/Max3709/3816ft
Elevation Start/End3709/3709ft

Ghost Lake Trail

Ghost Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Skamania County, Washington. It is within Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 3,709 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 173 feet. The trail ends near the Ghost Lake water. This trail connects with the following: Boundary Trail.

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Day Hiking Mount St. Helens (The Mountaineers Books)
Craig Romano and Aaron Theisen
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"Wander along a rarely hiked section of the Boundary Trail to a small hidden lake within the blast zone. Meander through blown-down forest, regenerating forest, and patches of forest untouched by the blast thanks to shielding ridges. Birds, amphibians, and mammals small and large are prolific around the lake—and chances are good of seeing them too, as few people mosey this way." Read more

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Trail Information

Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument
Nearby City
Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
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Green Trails Mt St. Helens 332S
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