This trail is in the Clackamas Wilderness and is mainly used for fishing opportunities on the South Fork of the Clackamas River.
The trail begins at Forest Road 45 (2,400’) and ends at the South Fork of the Clackamas River (1,520’). From Forest Road 45, travel south on an abandoned road for 0.1 mile. Continue travelling south 0.7 mile to the beginning of several switchbacks. Head down the switchbacks 0.6 mile to the end of the trail at the South Fork Clackamas River.
From Portland, 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 5.4 miles to OR Hwy 211 (Woodburn-Estacada Hwy). Turn right onto OR Hwy 211 and travel 4.8 miles to South Hillockburn Road. Turn left onto South Hillockburn Road (Forest Road 45) and travel 6.7 miles to the parking area for the trailhead on the east side of the road.