Cast Creek, Horseshoe Ridge, Sandy River Trailhead

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Heavy blowdown in 2020 might make some sections impassible.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply in Mt. Hood Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Welches, OR
Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: Re
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: .Zigzag Ranger District - Zigzag Ranger Station

General Information


From Portland follow U.S. Hwy 26 17.5 miles east of Sandy to Zigzag. At Zigzag, approximately 0.4 mile past milepost 42, turn left (north) on Lolo Pass Road (Forest Road #18). Turn left on Lolo Pass Road and travel 4 miles to Forest Road 1825. Turn right (east) onto Forest Road #1825 and travel 1.2 miles to Forest Road #1825-380. Turn Right (south) onto Forest Road #1825-380 and travel 200’ to the parking area and trailhead on the east side of the road.  

(This trailhead is in the same location as Riley Horse Camp.)

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