“A gorgeous trail that is fun for the experienced hiker and a great challenge for a novice.”
— Stephen Hazlett
Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers
A very fun gradual downhill. There is a steep climb up the ridge over some awesome boulders. There are many stream crossings with a few small waterfalls.
Need to Know
There are several parking areas as well as campsites located across the road from the trailhead.
This hike has a little bit of everything. Stream crossings, elevation, vistas, small waterfalls, easy-to-see orange trail blazes, a ridge climb up to some large boulders, tight singletrack, smooth downhill, and good gradual uphills as well as a few steep climbs. There is camping at the bottom, as well as a few spots to camp right off the trail. Plus the Rail to Trails system is located nearby if you want to add on some mileage to your hike.