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Green Canyon Way Trail - No. 793A

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

Phone:
503-622-3191
Basics
Length:
3.5 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
3.5 - 4.5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
1600 feet
Elevation Range:
1600 feet to 4000 feet
Elevation Change:
2400 feet
Season:
Late May to October

Description

This trail enters the 44,560-acre Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness Area that is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. It is a more primitive trail that climbs through a classic Westside Cascade forest. When combined with Salmon River Trail, Kinzel Lake Trail and part of Hunchback Trail, a longer loop route can be made. Green Canyon Way Trail is a steep narrow trail. It climbs from near Salmon River to Hunchback ridge, at total of 2400 feet.

Regulations & Leave No Trace Information: Group size is limited to 12. On trails that allow stock, stock are counted in the group size. For example, 3 people each riding their own horse plus a spare horse for packing would make a group of 7. Leave No Trace Principles ?? Plan Ahead and Prepare Be Considerate of Other Visitors ?? Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces Leave What You Find ?? Dispose of Waste Properly Minimize Campfire Impacts ?? Respect Wildlife

Details

Length:
3.5 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
3.5 - 4.5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
1600
Elevation Range:
1600 feet to 4000
Elevation Change:
2400
Season:
Late May to October

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Take U.S. 26 to Welches, 17 miles east of Sandy. One mile past the traffic light turn south onto Salmon River Road (Rd 2618) and follow it for about 4.5 miles to Green Canyon Campground. Parking is available in the day use area in the campground. The trail starts across the road.


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