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Quartz Creek Butte Trail receives low use and features forested paths and big trees.

Quartz Creek Butte Trail, a maintained trail, makes a steep descent through a forested area from Summit Prairie Trail #2 to Quartz Creek Trail #5. Enjoy a long-distance backpacking opportunity by using this trail to access the Summit Prairie Trail #2 from the Quartz Creek Trail #5. The trail also passes through a mature stand of Douglas-fir and Pacific silver fir trees and offers a remote setting.

Directions: From Cougar, Follow Primary Forest Route 90 east across the forest boundary. Continue on 90 past the Lower Falls Recreation Area, the Middle Falls Trailhead and the Lewis River Horse Camp to the trailhead for Summit Prairie Trail #2. Follow this trail west for approximately two miles to the Quartz Creek Butte Trail.

Distance: 1.5 miles

Usage: Light

Difficulty: Strenuous

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Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington

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