Eagle Creek Trailhead

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

This small trailhead provides the western most access to the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness.  Eagle Creek Trail #501 follows alongside Eagle Creek passing through old-growth Douglas fir, western hemlock and western red cedar forest. Capacity for up to 10 small vehicles. Provides access to: Eagle Creek Trail #501 which enters Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open Beginning around 06/05/20, trailhead will be inaccessible due to road and trail reconstruction west of the trailhead. This closure will last about a month.
Fees No fee.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply
Closest Towns: Estacada, OR
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Portland, OR - follow US Hwy 26 for 2.7 miles east of Sandy and take the right fork at SE Firwood Road (Shorty’s Corner). After 0.8 miles, take the third right to stay on SE Firwood Road.

Travel another 2.6 miles on SE Firwood and turn right at SE Wildcat Mountain Drive. Travel 1.2 miles on SE Wildcat Mountain Drive and turn left at SE Howlett Road. Travel 0.2 miles on SE Howlett Road and continue onto SE Eagle Fern Road. Travel 2.8 miles on SE Eagle Fern Road and continue onto SE George Road.

Travel 2.6 miles and turn left to stay on SE George Road Road. Travel 3.4 miles and turn right at SE Harvey Road. Travel 1.8 miles to the parking area where the trail begins. The trail heads downhill from here.

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