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King-Castle Trail (Upper Castle Rock)

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Length


4.1 Miles 6.6 Kilometers


1,617' 493 m

Ascent

-20' -6 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

2,848' 868 m

High

1,238' 377 m

Low

Shared By Nicholas Baker

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Beautiful underutilized McKenzie River corridor trail.

Nicholas Baker

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The climb up is hard, but doable and a lot less of a hassle than the road, which only spits you out about 3 miles up the trail.

This is a semi-rocky, very well-draining trail through old growth forest with numerous switchbacks. King-Castle will connect with USFS Trail #3506 - Castle Rock. It's worth hiking that trail up to the summit as there are spectacular views.

Directions: From HWY 126 turn on to McKenzie Scenic Road, you'll enter the town of Rainbow, OR. And there will be a covered bridge you can drive across to your west. Take that, take a left after crossing and follow the signs to the trailhead. Park at the King-Castle trailhead.

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in Oregon

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