Randle, WA Trails and Parks

Randle has 116 trails in the vicinity, including 92 hiking trails and 19 for horseback riding. These trails range from 0.2 to 57.4 miles in length. The longest trail in Randle is Boundary Trail a well-known trail measuring 57.4 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are McCoy Peak, Juniper Ridge - Boundary Trails (Backpacking) and Mount St. Helens Area Loops (Backpacking). Trails.com member Patricia K. recently completed High Camp via Killen Creek Trail.

More information on the best trails in Randle can be found below.
  • Adams Creek Meadows—High Camp

    1 Reviews

    Randle, WA

    Hike through meadows of purple and gold blossoms, forest patches of stunted pines, and talus slopes of volcanic rock to one of the prettiest alpine meadows south of Mount Rainier. Admire resplendent ...
    •  8.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike through meadows of purple and gold blossoms, forest patches of stunted pines, and talus slopes of volcanic rock to one ...

  • Ape Cave Trail

    1 Reviews

    Randle, WA

    “Hey Mom! It’s the secret hiding place of a slime mold!” said the delighted little boy as he descended the steps into the cave. Another child said with a gleeful smile, “Now we’re inside the ...
    •  Day hike
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    “Hey Mom! It’s the secret hiding place of a slime mold!” said the delighted little boy as he descended the steps into the ...

  • Independence Loop

    1 Reviews

    Randle, WA

    As it leaves the trailhead the route climbs 30 steps, then makes a couple of switchbacks as it heads west to the ridgeline. Once you reach the ridge, Spirit Lake comes into view. From the ridge ...
    •  Day hike
    •  6.7 miles
    •  Guide

    As it leaves the trailhead the route climbs 30 steps, then makes a couple of switchbacks as it heads west to the ridgeline. ...

  • Ryan Lake Loop

    1 Reviews

    Randle, WA

    The “Red Zone”—a 10-mile wide circle drawn around Mount St. Helens in the months preceding the 1980 eruption that was supposed to be the danger area—did not extend as far as Ryan Lake. There ...
    •  Day hike
    •  0.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The “Red Zone”—a 10-mile wide circle drawn around Mount St. Helens in the months preceding the 1980 eruption that was supposed ...

  • Mount Adams: North Ridge & Lava Glacier Headwall Routes

    1 Reviews

    Randle, WA

    Second in height only to Rainier among Northwest mountains, the gigantic bulk of Adams (the mass of which is nearly equal to that of Rainier) is revealed late in the year for the rubble heap ...
    •  2-3 days; 6-8 hours from high camp
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    Second in height only to Rainier among Northwest mountains, the gigantic bulk of Adams (the mass of which is nearly equal ...

  • Sunrise Peak Trail

    1 Reviews

    Randle, WA

    This is considered one of the best short hikes in the Dark Divide, a proposed wilderness area called after an early settler whose name was Dark. A winding, rough trail to a former lookout leads ...
    •  Day hike
    •  1.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This is considered one of the best short hikes in the Dark Divide, a proposed wilderness area called after an early settler ...

  • Blue Lake Hikers Trail

    1 Reviews

    Randle, WA

    Hike a short but demanding trail through pristine woods and a rugged canyon to a large lake nestled in a forested basin. Blue Lake Hikers Trail was built in the early 1990s to allow hikers to ...
    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike a short but demanding trail through pristine woods and a rugged canyon to a large lake nestled in a forested basin. ...

  • High Camp via Killen Creek Trail

    1 Reviews

    Randle, WA

    Hike to a windswept plateau high on the northwest slope of Mount Adams. Before August the upper mile of this route may be at least partially snow covered some years. There are several campsites ...
    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  8.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike to a windswept plateau high on the northwest slope of Mount Adams. Before August the upper mile of this route may be ...

  • Horseshoe Lake

    1 Reviews

    Randle, WA

    Despite the rough setting in the center of snowmobile country, this tour is a definite gem. The trip begins with a 3-mile ski up a groomed snowmobile road. The constant rip and roar of the machines ...
    •  6 hours
    •  11.75 miles
    •  Guide

    Despite the rough setting in the center of snowmobile country, this tour is a definite gem. The trip begins with a 3-mile ...

  • Layser Cave Trail

    1 Reviews

    Randle, WA

    This ancient Indian cave, used by long-ago Indian families for shelter and as a place to skin animal hides for clothing, will intrigue children. The age of the weapons found here make it one ...
    •  Day hike
    •  25 miles
    •  Guide

    This ancient Indian cave, used by long-ago Indian families for shelter and as a place to skin animal hides for clothing, ...

  • Trail of Two Forests

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    Randle, WA

    Nature trails are usually a bore for young children. But someone, 1900 years ago, must have had kids in mind when a lava flow from Mount St. Helens covered a forest and created an 80-foot tunnel ...
    •  Day hike
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Nature trails are usually a bore for young children. But someone, 1900 years ago, must have had kids in mind when a lava ...

  • Hamilton Buttes Trail

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    Randle, WA

    A stunning panorama of South Cascades peaks will reward families for this short steep hike. If you wish for a high campsite on a windless summer night, you could not improve on Hamilton Buttes. ...
    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    A stunning panorama of South Cascades peaks will reward families for this short steep hike. If you wish for a high campsite ...

  • Juniper Shoulder Trail

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    Randle, WA

    A grand panorama spreads out in all directions for children to enjoy on top of this subalpine meadowy ridge. Woodland switchbacks along the way sometimes offer sounds of ruffed grouse, tracks ...
    •  Day hike
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    A grand panorama spreads out in all directions for children to enjoy on top of this subalpine meadowy ridge. Woodland switchbacks ...

  • Tongue Mountain Trail

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    Randle, WA

    A short, steep hike up Tongue Mountain, a small extinct volcano on the edge of the Dark Divide, leads to breathtaking views. Mount Rainier, Mount Adams and Mount St. Helens look close enough ...
    •  Day hike
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    A short, steep hike up Tongue Mountain, a small extinct volcano on the edge of the Dark Divide, leads to breathtaking views. ...

  • Mount Rainier National Park-Ohanapecosh

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    Randle, WA

    Hiking is the main appeal of Ohanapecosh, with arguably the best day hikes in the state right outside the tent flap or RV door. You can walk among 1,000-year-old western red cedars and Douglas ...
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    Hiking is the main appeal of Ohanapecosh, with arguably the best day hikes in the state right outside the tent flap or RV ...

  • Killen Creek

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    Randle, WA

    This very basic campground is a 3-mile hike from the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, which runs across the northwestern flank of Mount Adams. In fact, the campground sits practically on ...
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    This very basic campground is a 3-mile hike from the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, which runs across the northwestern ...

  • Keene’s Horse Camp

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    Randle, WA

    Horse packers appreciate the accessibility of this campground in Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Trails lead right out of camp into the backcountry and high country to a network of trails in ...
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    Horse packers appreciate the accessibility of this campground in Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Trails lead right out of ...

  • Iron Creek

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    Randle, WA

    This 32-acre campground is very popular because of its proximity to the more remote east side of Mount St. Helens and its easy RV access. A forest service visitor center is nearby. 98 sites ...
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    This 32-acre campground is very popular because of its proximity to the more remote east side of Mount St. Helens and its ...

  • Horseshoe Lake

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    Randle, WA

    This small, mid-altitude campground is very appealing, even though it is primitive. It sits right on the lakeshore, and trails from camp lead to nearby mountains, including Mount Adams. Note: ...
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    This small, mid-altitude campground is very appealing, even though it is primitive. It sits right on the lakeshore, and trails ...

  • Council Lake

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    Randle, WA

    This campground is so close to Mount Adams that it is actually on the mountain’s northern apron. It sits at the edge of Council Lake with easy access to hiking trails. It is a bit rustic but ...
    •  Guide

    This campground is so close to Mount Adams that it is actually on the mountain’s northern apron. It sits at the edge of Council ...

  • Cat Creek

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    Randle, WA

    Located in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, this camp is only 12 miles from Mount Adams; Mount St. Helens is to the west behind Blue Lake Ridge. This small, primitive campground is at the confluence ...
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    Located in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, this camp is only 12 miles from Mount Adams; Mount St. Helens is to the west ...

  • Adams Fork

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    Randle, WA

    This campground on the Upper Cispus River is in an inspiring location about 12 miles from the summit of Mount Adams. It is a fine base from which to explore Mount St. Helens and to kick back ...
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    This campground on the Upper Cispus River is in an inspiring location about 12 miles from the summit of Mount Adams. It is ...

  • High Rock

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    Randle, WA

    Teetering on a precipitous pinnacle, High Rock is one of Washington’s most stunning lookouts. It’s one of the few remaining in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, though it’s no longer staffed; ...
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Teetering on a precipitous pinnacle, High Rock is one of Washington’s most stunning lookouts. It’s one of the few remaining ...

  • Devils Garden–Mount Adams Highline

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    Randle, WA

    Hike across rugged ancient lava ?ows, glacial moraine, and pumice ?elds within the shadow of Washington’s second-highest mountain. On this route along Adam’s northern reaches, savor solitude. ...
    •  18.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike across rugged ancient lava ?ows, glacial moraine, and pumice ?elds within the shadow of Washington’s second-highest ...

  • Badger Ridge Trail

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    Randle, WA

    Why Badger Ridge? Badgers are typically an eastern Washington animal, not seen in this area. Did a badger wander west of its normal range to give this ridge its name? More likely, the name giver ...
    •  Day hike
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Why Badger Ridge? Badgers are typically an eastern Washington animal, not seen in this area. Did a badger wander west of ...