Independence Loop

Randle, Washington 98377

Independence Loop

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"The Independence Loop offers some of the best scenery to be found in Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, including Spirit Lake, the gaping crater of Mount St. Helens, the huge volcanic cones of Mount Adams and Mount Rainier, and the jagged peaks and green ridges of the Mount Margaret Backcountry. All the while you are passing through terrain that nature is diligently working to revegetate."

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Trail Information

Randle
Nearby City
7.1
Distance
1,200 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
Day hike
Duration
Mid-June through September
Season
3,670 feet
Trailhead Elevation
4,700 feet
Top Elevation
Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Local Contacts
USGS Spirit Lake East
Local Maps