Dry Fir Trail #674A

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Trail sign for Dry Fir Trail

A lightly used forest trail with nice views near the top, and a couple of small creeks. From the trailhead on the north end, the trail descends the ridge through the forest. Near the top, the trail crosses an old clear cut which provides views of Cascade Range, before plunging through the forest. The descent is moderate with many switchbacks. The trail terminates on the south end in an open logged out area.

Trail Description and Map (PDF File)

At a Glance

Open Season: June
Closest Towns: Sandy, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Zig Zag Ranger District, Zig Zag Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

To reach the northern end from Portland, OR - follow US Hwy 26 for 29.5 miles east of Sandy. Turn right (south) on Still Creek Campground Road (Forest Road 2650). Drive through the campground for 1.1 mile. Turn right at E Chimney Rock Road and continue 0.5 mile to a four way junction. Continue onto Sherar Burn Road (Forest Road 2613) and travel 3.6 miles to the parking lot on the right (north) side of the road. The trailhead is located on the north side of the road.

To reach the southern end from Portland, OR - follow US Hwy 26 for 30.7 miles to Forest Road 2656. Turn right at Forest Road 2656 and travel 1.8 miles. Turn left at Trillium Lake Road (Forest Road 2656) and travel 1.1 miles. Take right fork to stay on Trillium Lake Road (Forest Road 2656-903) and travel 2.1 to the end of the road and the parking area (also the south trailhead for #673 Veda Lake).


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
3.1 miles

  Elevation : 
3600' - 4400'

 



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