Day Hike - Coldwater Lake

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Day Hike - Coldwater Lake

Although this will be considered a leisurely hike, we do have 10 miles to cover so please keep this in mind throughout the hike. While this is where future stewardship is being planned, we will not be spending time on conservation/stewardship considerations during this hike.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,650 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,950 ft
  • Pace: moderate

Carpooling from Haggens Parking lot in West Olympia. Time be determined. We may be picking some participants up along the way, those who live south of Olympia.  As there is 1.5 miles between the trailheads for this loop hike, we will be leaving one car at the lakeside trailhead, and remaining cars at the ridge trailhead where the hike begins.

While this is where future stewardship is being planned, we will not be spending time on conservation/stewardship considerations during this hike.

As there is 1.5 miles between the trailheads for this loop hike, we will be leaving one car at the lakeside trailhead, and remaining cars at the ridge trailhead where the hike begins.

NW Forest Pass required for vehicles at trailheads.

Route/Place

Coldwater Lake



  • Green Trails Mount St Helens NVM No. 332S

    Trails Illustrated Mt Saint. Helens/Mount Adams

    Green Trails Spirit Lake No. 332
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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