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Cantrall Creek Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.8 mile 1.3 kilometer point to point
85% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 313' 96 m
Descent: -2' -1 m
High: 2,605' 794 m
Low: 2,292' 699 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)

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Trail shared by Bruce Hope

A trail along the largest stream in the park past a small waterfall.

Bruce Hope

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Waterfall · Wildflowers

The trails are open year-round but can get muddy (or snowy) in places during the winter.

The trails are used by hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians, so please observe proper trail etiquette. A few trails are reserved for mountain biking (these are usually signed as such), so please don’t hike on these.

There are no potable water sources in the park or along the trails—be sure to bring plenty of your own.

Need to Know

There are no fees to use this park. There are 7 designated parking areas throughout the park, each with room for 5 to 12 cars. They are located near clusters of trail heads. Some have chemical toilets but most have no amenities beyond a parking space. Very useful paper trails maps are sometimes available at the parking area kiosks but can also be obtained online.

Description

This trail runs along Cantrall Creek, the largest in the park, between Parking Areas 4 and 6, connecting the Halls of Manzanita Trail and the Ridgeview Trail. It passes several seasonal (January-May) waterfalls that tumble over exposed benches of granitic rocks. In two places, very short spur trails lead to stream-side viewing.

Flora & Fauna

Watch out for ticks in the spring, rattlesnakes (rare) in the warmer months, and poison oak all year-round. Consider these nuisances if you let your dog off-leash.

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Land Manager: City of Jacksonville, OR

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