Trail

Siouxon Creek Trail

Chelatchie, WA
Length: 8.00 mi.
Type: Out & Back

About This Trail

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The Siouxon Creek Trail wanders through beautiful old-growth forest. The canopy covered trail will lead you past a variety of waterfalls. The beginning of the trail is unmarked but soon after embarking, you’ll arrive a sign letting you know you’re headed the right way.

After about 3 miles, you’ll cross over a wooden bridge and pass the junction with Horseshoe Ridge Trail. If you follow this junction another 2 miles, you’ll come to Horseshoe Creek. Follow a short spur trail 0.1 miles past the creek and you will be rewarded with a view of Horseshoe Falls, a nearly 50-foot cascade.

If you opt to pass the junction, you’ll arrive at Souixon Falls in about 2 miles. Many smaller, side trails will offer you a variety of viewing opportunities.

If you feel like continuing the journey, you’ll arrive at 14-Mile Falls in about 1.8 miles.  Follow the creek and cross a log bridge leading to a signed junction. Continue over the footbridge to see Chinook falls before heading back.

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Trail Features

Seasons Fall, Spring, and Summer
Surface type Dirt
Elevation gain 1,600 ft.
Stroller friendly No
ADA accessible No
Water fountains No
Bathrooms No
Cell reception None
Pet friendly Yes
Nearby convenience store No
Camping Nearby Yes
Emergency support
within 5 miles
No

Trail highlights

Bike Trails, Camping Nearby, Creek / River, Lake, Mud Puddles, Natural Play Area, Shaded Hike, Waterfall, and Wildlife Viewing

There are numerous camp spots along the trail

Swimming holes and potential creek crossings- dress accordingly

Dogs allowed on leash

Fee & Parking Details

Fee : $5.00

$5 day pass or $30 annual NW Forest Pass required

Trail Contributor

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Getting There

From I5, take Exit 11 for Battle Ground and Highway 502E. Merge with Highway 502E towards Battle Ground. Drive 5.9 miles into Battle Ground, and turn left at a traffic light for Highway 503N towards Amboy.

Just past the Mt. St. Helens National Monument Headquarters, turn right onto NE Healy Road. Drive 5.2 miles before coming to a fork. Keep right here and at the next junction, driving another 4.0 miles to turn left on FR 57 heading uphill. After 1.3 miles, make a sharp left onto paved FR 5701. Drive 3.7 more miles to where the road ends at the trailhead. The trail heads down into the forest about 100 feet before the end of the road.