High Lakes Loop

Scenic Walupt Lake, Takhlakh Lake and many more.

Discover the numerous majestic alpine lakes that create this unique and beautiful landscape. Towering Mt. Adams and the Gifford Pinchot National Forest provide the backdrop for this scenic drive offering opportunities for fabulous hiking and great fishing along the way. Make your way into the backcounty in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Discover horse camps, fish camps and all things outdoors at the foot of Mt. Adams. 

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From Randle, travel south on State Route (SR) 131 for 1 mile to FR23.

Stay left on FR23. Follow FR23 31.2 miles to FR2329 and turn left on FR2329.

Follow FR2329 9.8 miles to FR5603 and turn left on FR5603.

Follow FR5603 5.2 miles to FR56 and turn right on FR56.

Follow FR56 7 miles to FR2160. From here turn right for a 7 mile round trip drive to Walupt Lake and back.

Turn left on FR2160 and follow FR2160 1.8 miles to FR21 and turn right.

Follow FR21 15.9 miles north to US 12, about 3 miles west of Packwood and 13.6 miles east of the beginning of the route in Randle.