The trail meanders through older Douglas-Fir and Western Hemlock. There are abundant wildflowers along rocky openings. From the old lookout location there are excellent views of Mt. Jefferson and the Cascades.
From Detroit, Oregon travel east on Highway 22 for approximately 8 miles to Forest Service Road 2233 (McCoy Creek Road), turn left onto FS Road 2233, travel 7 miles to Triangulation Trail #3373. Trailhead is on the right. Hike along Triangulation Trail for about 1.5 miles to Triangulation Peak Trail junction.