This trail is within Bull of the Woods Wilderness. The trail connects at Pansy Lake Trail #551 and Bull Of the Woods Trail #550. This provides a loop opportunity when combined with Mother Lode Trail #558.
At a Glance
From Portland, OR - travel east on US Hwy 26 to Sandy. Turn right (southwest) on OR Hwy 211 and travel 6.1 miles to OR Hwy 224. Turn left (southeast) on OR Hwy 224 and travel 30.6 miles to Clackamas River Hwy (Forest Road 46) (approximately at milepost 50).
Take the right fork onto Clackamas River Hwy and travel 3.7 miles to Collowash Road (Forest Road 63). Travel 5.7 miles on Forest Road 63 and turn right onto Forest Road 6340 (Pansy Basin Road). Travel 7.8 miles on Forest Road 6340 and you will come to a fork in the road (6340 and 6341).
Take the right fork (which is still 6341) and follow it for approximately 3.2 miles until you come to the trailhead parking area on the right (south) side of the road (approximately 0.2 mile before the road turns to dirt).