Airport Levee Trail Print

Trail: Airport Levee Trail
Length: 3.5 miles
Surface: 2 miles compacted gravel on levee
             1.5 miles sidewalk and pavement along retail area
Parking: At the Airport parking lot and also at any of the retail businesses along the trail 
Directions to Airport Trailhead: From I-5 take exit 77.  Go north on Louisiana Ave .5 mile. Left on NW Airport Road to parking area on the right.

From the parking lot the trail begins on top of  the levee. It continues for 2 miles along Airport Road past Riverside golf course, with a view of farm land on one side and the airport on the other. As it heads  towards the freeway  it drops off the levee and rises up again to Louisana Ave behind Uhlmann Motors.  For the next 1.5 miles the trail is along the sidewalk and roadway of retail businesses - Home Depot, Walmart, K-mart ... back to the parking area on Louisiana Ave.Sign by Parking Area

The levee, protecting the airport from flooding,  is an important link in the TransAltaTrail that will eventually  connnect  Centralia and Chehalis with a traffic-free walking/biking route. 

The trail is a result of cooperation between the Corp of Engineers, the Chehalis/Centralia Airport and Lewis County Community Trails.  The Corp has  repaired the damage from the 2007 flood and the Airport board and LCCT have matched funds to complete the widening and gravelling of the  levee surface  completing the loop trail.

See Airport Levee Map