Cowlitz River


The Cowlitz River attracts anglers from all over the west coast. Including salmon, steelhead, and cutthroat trout fisheries, the Cowlitz has year-round fishing opportunities. Visitors enjoy the spectacular fishing as well as the beautiful setting of the river, with abundant wildlife, healthy forests, and majestic peaks rising above the river. Don't miss fishing near Barrier Dam -- a favorite fishing hole among locals. The Cowlitz River is a tributary of the Columbia River. Its tributaries drain a large region including the slopes of Mount Rainier, Mount Adams, and Mount St. Helens. The Cowlitz River is roughly 105 miles long, not including tributaries. Major tributaries of the Cowlitz River include the Cispus River and the Toutle River, which was overtaken by volcanic mudflows (lahars) during the May 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.


P.O. Box 758
Morton, WA 98356


46.53968530, -122.46667564
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(360) 496-6223

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