The trail winds through a section of dense, 600 year old Douglas-fir forest about three miles to the landing of an unused logging road. Hikers can take in the view of the Three Sisters Mountains and turn back, or proceed up to the Castle Rock Trail.
From McKenzie Ranger Station, travel west about 2 miles on Highway 126 to Road 2638 (Horse Creek Road). Take Road 2638 about 2 miles to Road 2639 (King Road). Proceed on Road 2639 approximately 2.5 miles to the trailhead.