White Pass School

Parks and Recreation

The community is located northeast of several recreation areas, including Riffe Lake, Taidnapam Park, and Cowlitz Falls Park which is located on the Cispus River near its junction to the reservoir, Lake Scanewa.[8] The Cowlitz Falls Campground, also known as Leonard “Bud” Allen Park, is a 110-acre (45 ha) park under the control of the Lewis County PUD and is situated near the Cowltiz River, southwest of the town center.

Layser Cave

Scenic Byway

About Randle, WA

Randle is a small town in eastern Lewis County, Washington, United States. Randle is located on U.S. Route 12 and is notable as the northeastern access point to the Mount St. Helens Windy Ridge viewpoint, by way of forest service roads that cut through the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Gateway to Mount St. Helens and Mount Adams backcountry. The rural area around Randle is known locally as the “Big Bottom Valley,” describing the valley floor of the Cowlitz River which is big, flat, and fertile.

Randle is a mainly residential community in unincorporated Lewis County with some services and supplies. It has an active timber mill and is home to the ranger station for the Cowlitz Valley Ranger District of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Randle boosts access to the Windy Ridge viewpoint of Mount St. Helens, as well as the Mount Adams backcountry and to a wide variety of outdoor recreation in the forest. The Cowlitz River is a great fishing area and the scenic beauty is beyond compare.