Douglas Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Douglas Trailhead on Wildcat Mountain provides access to Douglas Trail going west to Eagle Creek and going east towards Wildcat Mountain Trail and McIntyre Ridge Trail.  Views near the trailhead and farther in at the old lookout on Wildcat Mountain, provide outstanding views of the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness.  This is a less visited trail so solitude is easier to find. Provides access to: Douglas Trail #781 which enters Salmon Huckleberry Wilderness.

At a Glance

Fees No fee.
Open Season: undefined - undefined
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply in Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Welches, OR
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Zig Zag Ranger District, Zig Zag Ranger Station

General Information


From Portland, OR follow US Hwy 26 for 2.7 miles east of Sandy and take a slight right at SE Firwood Road.  After 0.8 miles, take the third right to say 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 on SE George Road 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 on SE Harvey Road to the parking area where the trail begins.  The trail heads downhill from here.

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