Species: Coho Salmon, Steelhead, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Whitefish
Open: year-round above Lake Scanewa
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Best access is at road crossings, as much of the river is through private property. The Cowlitz parallels highway 12 east of Randle, WA. Best launch is at the Cowlitz Falls Dam area and boat launch at the Day Use Park. From Morton, take highway 12 east to Savio Road. Turn right and go to Kiona Road. Turn right and follow Kiona Road to Falls Road. Turn right and continue to the Day Use Park on the left. Another area is the lower part of the Clear Fork of the Cowlitz accessed by the La Wis Wis Campground.