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Dog Mountain Upper Trail Junction

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Trail junction at the upper end of the "more difficult" trail. (Steve Hart)

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Description

The original Dog Mountain trail was built to service a fire lookout at Puppy Dog Lookout. The trail was very steep and stayed deep in the forest for most of the distance. To add a little relief to the hike, a new trail was built with an easier grade and better viewpoints. This is the trail junction at the upper end of this new trail.

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Guidebooks that cover this hike

  • 60 Hikes within 60 Miles of Portland, by Paul Gerald
  • 100 Hikes in Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington, by William Sullivan

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