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Buck Point Hike/Log

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Buck Point Hike

This is a trail log page. The hike mile column refers to how many miles you'll have hiked on this particular hike to reach the listed point. Hike miles will be different from one hike to another. The trail mile column is a permanent marker for the trail measuring miles from the start of the trail. Trail miles are a permanent feature of the trail and are the same from hike to hike. Sections of the trail included in this hike are blue. Other trail segments are provided for you to personalize your own hikes.


Gorge Trail #400 (Eastern Portion)
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
15.2 (EF) 0.0 150 Road.JPG John B Yeon Trailhead
15.3 (EF) 0.1 170 Junction.JPG Elowah Falls-Nesmith Point Trail Junction
15.6 (EF) 0.4 350 Junction.JPG Elowah Falls-Upper McCord Creek Falls Trail Junction
16.0 (EF) 0.8 240 Water.JPG Elowah Falls
17.5 40 Water.JPG Moffett Creek Bridge on Gorge Trail
17.6 120 Junction.JPG Gorge-Munra Point Trail Junction
19.0 (HCRHT) 41.3 40 Junction.JPG HCRHT-Gorge Trail Junction at Tanner Creek
19.1 (HCRHT) 41.4 40 Water.JPG Tanner Creek Bridge
19.2 (HCRHT) 41.5 50 Junction.JPG Road.JPG Wahclella Falls Trailhead
19.3 70 Old flume to fish hatchery
20.5 (034) 0.2 550 Junction.JPG Trail follows Road 034
20.7 (070) 0.1 590 Junction.JPG Trail follows Road 070
20.8 (777) 1.1 600 Junction.JPG Tanner Road-Gorge Trail Junction
21.2 (777) 0.7 500 Junction.JPG Tanner Road-Gorge-Portage Road Connector Trail Junction
21.6 600 Junction.JPG Gorge-Wauna Viewpoint Trail Junction
22.1 80 Water.JPG Junction.JPG Gorge-Shady Glen Trail Junction
22.3 80 Eagle Creek Suspension Bridge
0.0 22.4 80 Junction.JPG Road.JPG Eagle Creek Trailhead
0.3 22.7 200 Junction.JPG Gorge-Buck Point Trail Junction
23.0 (HCRHT) 43.2 120 Junction.JPG HCRHT-Gorge Trail Junction at Ruckel Creek
23.3 (HCRHT) 43.5 180 Water.JPG Junction.JPG Ruckel Creek Bridge
23.3 (HCRHT) 43.5 180 Junction.JPG HCRHT-Ruckel Creek Trail Junction
24.0 (HCRHT) 44.2 220 Junction.JPG HCRHT-Gorge Trail Junction near Cascade Locks
25.4 (2000) 2142.0 230 Junction.JPG Road.JPG Pacific Crest-Gorge Trail Junction
26.3 (2000) 2141.1 780 Powerline Road
27.2 (2000) 2140.2 900 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Rudolph Spur Trail Junction
27.2 (2000) 2140.2 750 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Dry Creek Falls Trail Junction
27.2 (2000) 2140.2 750 Water.JPG Dry Creek Bridge
27.8 (2000) 2139.3 750 Rockslide
28.6 (2000) 2138.5 1030 Water.JPG Side Creek
28.7 (2000) 2138.4 950 Herman Creek Pinnacles
28.9 (2000) 2138.2 1040 Water.JPG Pacific Crest Falls
29.2 (2000) 2137.9 950 Rockslide
29.4 (2000) 2137.7, (406E) 1.2 960 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Herman Bridge Trail Junction
30.2 (406E) 0.4 520 Water.JPG Herman Creek Bridge
30.6 (406E) 0.0, (406) 0.7 600 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Herman Bridge Trail Junction
31.3 (406) 1.4 700 Junction.JPG Herman Camp
??? 800 Water.JPG Grays Creek Crossing on Gorge Trail
33.4 400 View.JPG Home Valley Viewpoint
34.9 200 Water.JPG Gorton Creek Bridge
34.9 (411) 0.1 200 Junction.JPG Wyeth-Gorge Trail Junction


Buck Point Trail #439
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.3 0.0 80 Junction.JPG Gorge-Buck Point Trail Junction
0.5 0.2 200 Buck Point Trailhead Sign near Campsite 5
0.9 0.6 650 View.JPG Buck Point
0.9 0.6 650 Junction.JPG Buck Point-Ruckel Ridge Trail Junction


Connecting Trails

Ruckel Ridge Trail
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 650 Junction.JPG Buck Point-Ruckel Ridge Trail Junction
1.9 2600 The Catwalk
2.5 3600 Water.JPG Ruckel Creek Ford
2.7 3700 Junction.JPG Ruckel Creek-Ruckel Ridge Trail Junction


  • Campsite.JPG Campsite
  • Closed.JPG Closed area
  • Bathroom.JPG Restrooms
  • Road.JPG Road access
  • Junction.JPG Trail junction
  • View.JPG View
  • Water.JPG Water source

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Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

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