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Fret creek trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Sign at the Fret Creek Trailhead (bobcat)
Berry pickings along Fret Creek (bobcat)
Fret Creek (bobcat)

Contents

Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

Via Sandy:

From the last traffic light in Sandy, just past the ARCO station, drive 30.9 miles, passing through Government Camp, and exit right onto Highway 35 for Hood River.

Drive 13.7 miles and turn right onto FR 44 for Lookout Mountain, Camp Baldwin, and Dufur.

Head up for 5.3 miles on paved FR 44 and make a 90-degree turn to the right before continuing another 3.3 miles to make a right turn onto FR 4420.

After 0.9 miles, bear right, keeping to the pavement.

In another 1.2 miles, keep straight on FR 2730.

Drive another 2.2 miles, pulling off to the left 0.2 miles past the Fifteenmile Forest Camp.

Via Hood River:

Drive I-84 east to Hood River and take Exit 64 for White Salmon and Government Camp. Turn right, and then right again immediately.

Drive 0.4 miles to a four-way stop. Keep straight here on Highway 35 South for Odell, Parkdale and Mt. Hood.

Drive 26 miles and turn left onto FR 44 for Lookout Mountain, Camp Baldwin, and Dufur.

Head up for 5.3 miles on paved FR 44 and make a 90-degree turn to the right before continuing another 3.3 miles to make a right turn onto FR 4420.

After 0.9 miles, bear right, keeping to the pavement.

In another 1.2 miles, keep straight on FR 2730.

Drive another 2.2 miles, pulling off to the left 0.2 miles past the Fifteenmile Forest Camp.

Note:

If you are camped at Fifteenmile Creek Forest Camp (See the Fifteenmile Creek Trailhead), a trail leads up to cross FR 2730 and meet the Fret Creek Trail. If you are day hiking, don't park at Fifteenmile as space there is limited.

Fees / Regulations

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