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Narrows Trail to Eagle Mountain Summit

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 4.7 (10) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A smaller, accessible summit with great views and neat rock formations using trail and XC travel.


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1.6

Miles

2.6

KM

Loop

1,775' 541 m

High

1,422' 434 m

Low

427' 130 m

Up

427' 130 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

46%

Max Grade (25°)

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

This route features great panoramic views of the Wichitas from the summit of Eagle Mountain, plus a cool look at the Narrows and Cache Creek.

Description

This hike has great views, both at the summit of Eagle Mountain and at the top of the Narrows Trail. Start at Boulder Cabin and make your way through the woods. When you come to a fork in the trail, stay right. Cross Cache Creek and you'll see a large uphill boulder field. That's the base of Eagle Mountain. Working your way up the mountain is difficult and requires a decent amount of scrambling up large boulders. There's no trail up the mountain - you pick your own path. At the summit, you'll have great panoramic views of the Wichitas, with Mount Scott to your northeast and Elk Mountain and the Charon's Garden Wilderness area to your west.

The Narrows Trail is pretty popular, but I didn't see anyone on Eagle Mountain so it's a good side trip for visitors seeking for solitude, while still being pretty accessible. Once you've finished the peak, the Narrows Trail is a scenic way to return to your vehicle.

It takes about an hour and a half to work your way to the summit.

Contacts

Shared By:

Chance Deaton with improvements by Jim Googah

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Eagle Mountain Summit facing North, Northwest. Mount Scott is at the top right of the picture.
Oct 5, 2016 near Cache, OK
View southwest from the highest point.
Sep 10, 2018 near Cache, OK
From the Narrows Trail.
Sep 18, 2017 near Cache, OK
From the Narrows Trail.
Sep 18, 2017 near Cache, OK
At the end of the Narrows Trail.
Sep 18, 2017 near Cache, OK
Beautiful clear water at the beginning. As you start you'll come to a fork. If you go left that will get you to the top of the rock face on the left of this photo. Go right and you be where I took this.
Nov 22, 2019 near Cache, OK

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Aug 16, 2020
Rose Brantley
4mi — 3h 08m
Apr 4, 2020
Vaughn Sinkewiz
Oct 15, 2019
John Mozzetti
Jul 6, 2019
Sam Bisset
Apr 27, 2019
Jake Warren
Apr 17, 2019
Zach Grove
Mar 27, 2019
Caleb Nelson
Jun 25, 2018
Josh Gregston
1 hour to summit. Hard bouldering. Great view to reward you at the end! 1.6mi