Rooster Rock Trail #3399

The trail climbs slowly for 0.9 miles, then rises steeply to Rooster Rock.

Rooster Rock is an enormous pillar of andesite and basalt, popular with rock climbers. A Forest Service lookout, abandoned in 1963, was located on Rooster Rock.

At a Glance

Permit Info: Wilderness Self-Issue Permit required for both day use and overnight stays from June 15 through October 15. Free permits are self-issued at the trailhead.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Cascadia and Sweet Home, Oregon
Water: None
Information Center: Sweet Home Ranger Station

General Information


Access from Rooster Rock Trailhead

General Notes:

Map of Rooster Rock trail

Close to:


Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

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  Area/Length : 
2.1 miles

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  Elevation : 
1300 feet - 3567 feet