“This is perhaps the best run on the west coast of Northern Oregon.”
— Bruce Turner
Views · Wildflowers
While open all year, the road to the trailhead can be icy in winter.
This is a local favorite trail touting fantastic views of the area's volcanoes; on a clear day, expect to see St. Helens, Hood, Rainier, Adams, and Jefferson.
Near the top, expect it to be steep.
Need to Know
Come prepared with a rain jacket—this is the Pacific Northwest after all.
While this is a great run, do it early to avoid the crowds.
Right from the parking lot, this trail poses an easy start. It winds uphill through forest, eventually breaking out of the trees and into great views, wildflowers in the springtime, and on a clear day, stupendous views of volcanoes and the mouth of the Columbia.
Flora & Fauna
Beautiful wildflowers grow here in the spring.