Coldwater Lake


Day Hike - Coldwater Lake

PREFERENCE TO OLYMPIA BRANCH CONDITIONING HIKING SERIES PARTICIPANTS. Trip may open to general membership at leader discretion.

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  • Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 11.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,750 ft

Meeting location information will be sent to registered participants.

This hike is "Around Coldwater Lake," a circumnavigation starting at the South Coldwater trailhead and ending at the Coldwater Lake boat launch. Pack/wear your swimsuit -- if it's a hot day there's a great spot for a swim to cool off!


Coldwater Lake

  • Green Trails Mount St Helens NVM No. 332S

    Trails Illustrated Mt Saint. Helens/Mount Adams

    Green Trails Spirit Lake No. 332
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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