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McKenzie River Trail MRT

Intermediate

Trail

26.5 mile 42.7 kilometer point to point
99% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 2,115' 645 m
Descent: -315' -96 m
High: 3,146' 959 m
Low: 1,346' 410 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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A forested trail along a beautiful river, linking several camp and resort areas.

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Features Commonly Backpacked · Hot Spring · Lake · River/Creek · Swimming · Views · Waterfall

Runner Notes

Also happens to be the #1 mountain bike trail in Oregon, so watch out.

Description

An amazing 26 mile trail. Passes many waterfalls, hot springs, lakes, and the Blue Pool. See full trip report at whatthefinch.com/2017/06/mc…

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Sep 19, 2018
Noah Beumer
Awesome trail! Upper portion has Clear Lake and 3 awesome waterfalls to enjoy. 5mi
Jul 16, 2016
Ryan Johnson
with Laura 26.2mi — 5h 17m

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  4.7 from 7 votes

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#42

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Stars over Clear Lake
Jul 3, 2018 near McKenzi…, OR
Above Clear Lake
Oct 11, 2018 near McKenzi…, OR
Flying above Clear Lake.
Oct 11, 2018 near McKenzi…, OR
Tamolitch Blue Pool
Oct 2, 2019 near McKenzi…, OR
McKenzie River Trail follows its beautiful namesake river.
Jun 20, 2017 near McKenzi…, OR
Fall Reflection
Oct 1, 2018 near McKenzi…, OR

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