Meta Lake Interpretive Site

Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Near Stevenson, Washington

Meta Lake Interpretive Site does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


This site provides access to the short paved Meta Lake Trail #210 that leads to a clear blue lake teeming with life.  Come and hear stories about plant and animal survivors and new arrivals. During July you may see swarms of squirming tadpoles along the lakeshore on their journey to adulthood.

Interpretive talks are offered daily during the summer. Look for a Forest Interpreter at this site at various times during the day. Program times are posted on the information board.

Please note: This site is inaccessible much of the year due to weather conditions.

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