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Snagtooth Mountain

Southwest Washington

Location

Southwest Washington -- Lewis River Region
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Length

9.6 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 2800 ft.
Highest Point: 5000 ft.

Rating

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass
 
 

This 4.8 mile trail runs from upper Quartz Creek Trail to the Boundary Trail crossing Forest Road 9341 at 2.1 miles south of Boundary Trail #1 and 2.7 miles northwest of Quartz Creek Trail. This trail is used as an access route to the Boundary Trail (above Forest Road 9341) and to the Quartz Creek Trail below the road.

Heading north from Forest Road 9341 this is a pleasant hike that starts out along Snagtooth Creek and ascends up to the upper parts of Snagtooth Mountain where the trail intersects Boundary Trail north of Snagtooth Mountain and west of Hat Rock.

To the south and east of Forest Road 9341, Snagtooth Trail passes through three logged over areas before joining Quartz Creek Trail. While the trail is steep, descending 1465 feet in 1 mile, it provides the quickest way to reach the upper Quartz Creek Trail.

 

Snagtooth Mountain

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 46.2480, -121.8154 Open map in new window

Trailhead

Southwest Washington -- Lewis River Region

Snagtooth Mountain (#4)

Gifford Pinchot National Forest and Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

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Guidebooks & Maps

Day Hiking: South Cascades (Nelson - Mountaineers Books)

Green Trails No. 365 Lone Butte

Getting There

From Cougar, follow Lewis River Road/Forest Road 90 east for 28 miles. Then go left and stay on Forest Road 90 for another 11.3 miles. Make a left on Forest Road 93 and travel 6 miles and continue straight on the 9341 spur. Follow Forest Road 9341 for about 4.5 miles to where the trail crosses the road.

While the 9341 spur road is closed, the closest access to Snagtooth is via the Boundary Trail. Access from Elk Pass on FR 25; look up the Badger Peak hike in our hiking guide.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass
 

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