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Trout Lake, Washington

Mt. Adams (12,280 feet) dominates the landscape in the bucolic foothill town of Trout Lake. The White Salmon (classic NW rafting and kayaking) and Trout Creek (fly fishing) hug the small town, running off into the distance with the dairy and herb farms that blanket the hillsides. There are few amenities in town, but the camping options nearby draw visitors to the area. The Mt. Adams Ranger District Office is also in town, so climbers looking to summit the volcano pass through for permits and information. Hikers, backpackers, mountain bikers, cyclists, snowmobilers, and backcountry skiers can find plenty to do in the surrounding Gifford Pinchot National Forest, making Trout Lake a viable base camp for SW Washington exploration.  


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Featured Mountains in Trout Lake

Mountain Approx. Elevation
South Butte 7,805 ft (2,379 m)
Red Butte 3,113 ft (949 m)
Mount Adams 12,276 ft (3,742 m)
Little Mountain 2,070 ft (631 m)
Little Mount Adams 6,798 ft (2,072 m)
Monte Cristo Range 3,445 ft (1,050 m)
Lava Bridge 2,592 ft (790 m)