Mt. Rose Trail

Lilliwaup, WA
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Mt. Rose Trail is a 6.4 mile trail located near Lilliwaup, Washington and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

Directions from Hoodsport: Turn onto State Route 119 and travel 9 miles to the junction with Forest Service Rd 24. Turn left and drive approximately 3 miles to the trailhead.

Washington State Tourism, P.O. Box 42500 , Olympia, WA, 98504-2500, Phone: 360-586-2088, tobyg@tourism.wa.gov

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This is a very demanding hike. You gain 3500 ft. in 3 miles so this hike is not for those hoping for a leisurely stroll through the woods. Most of the views are obscured till you get to the top of Mt. Rose. Once there, if its a clear day, you will be met with beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains to the West and North as well as Mt Rainier, Mt. Adams, and Mt. St Helens to the east. This hike is about as difficult as Mail Box Peak so if you have done that one this one is on par as far as elevation gain per mile.

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Great hike... View from top would be spectacular I'm sure if the top wasn't surrounded by clouds

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This is a good smooth steep climb for cardio activity. This hike definitely burned the muscle in my legs. The forest burned in 2006, so there is lots of new growth. I was unable to get a view of Lake Cushman due to heavy fog surrounding the top of the peak. Mountain goats are wandering around this trail. Forest Ranger and hikers have reported a few aggressive mountain goats.

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