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Boulder Ridge Trail - No. 783A

Contact Info
Mt. Hood National Forest
70220 E. Hwy. 26
Zigzag, OR 97049

Phone:
503-622-3191
Basics
Length:
3.9 miles one-way
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
3 - 4 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
1200 feet
Elevation Range:
1200 feet to 2800 feet
Elevation Change:
1600 feet
Season:
April to November

Description

In 3.9 miles, the trail gains approximately 2600 feet in elevation. The trail climbs steadily on a north facing forested slope.Trail accesses the 44,560 acre Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness Area that is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Once on the ridge, views of the Salmon-Huckleberry and Mt Hood are found. The BLM’s Wildwood Park, where the trailhead is located, offers a variety of shorter interpretive trails which broaden options for groups of diverse interests and abilities.

Regulations & Leave No Trace Information: ?? Group size is limited to 12. Leave No Trace Principles ?? Plan Ahead and Prepare ?? Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces ?? Dispose of Waste Properly ?? Leave What You Find ?? Minimize Campfire Impacts ?? Respect Wildlife ?? Be Considerate of Other Visitors.

Details

Length:
3.9 miles one-way
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
3 - 4 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
1200
Elevation Range:
1200 feet to 2800
Elevation Change:
1600
Season:
April to November

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Follow US 26 ,15.4 miles east of Sandy, turning south at the BLM’s Wildwood Recreation Site. The trailhead is shared with Cascade Streamwatch Trail and Wetlands Boardwalk Trail. Take the Wetland Boardwalk Trail, cross the Salmon River and Boulder Ridge Trail starts approximately ½ mile from the trailhead.


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