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Castle Rock

Easy hike through Douglas Fir forest. From the top you can see the McKenzie River Valley as well as the Three Sisters.
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.4 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  This hike is listed as easy and can be done with children. You hike through a Douglas fir forest with some interesting rock... more »

Tips:  To get here take McKenzie Highway 126 45 miles east of Springfield and turn right on Auderheide Road 19. Keep left on Road 410 toward... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Trailhead/Parking

2. King Castle Trail Junction

Keep right here to continue uphill to Castle Rock.

3. Douglas Fir Forest

4. Castle Rock Summit

Nice views of the McKenzie River Valley and the Three Sisters.

5. King Castle Trailhead

There is another much longer trail that will take you up to Castle Rock called the King Castle Trail.

You might also consider getting shuttled up to POI #1 (or have two cars) and mountain bike down the trail.

6. Road Crossing

The King Castle Trail crosses NF-482 here. If you are heading up you will find the trail head just uphill on the road.