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Misery Ridge Loop Hike/Log

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Misery Ridge Loop 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.


Parking Lot Trail
Hike Mile Trail Mile Elevation Notes Location
0.0 0.0 2840 Water.JPG Junction.JPG Road.JPG Bathroom.JPG Smith Rock Trailhead
0.1 0.1 2820 View.JPG Viewpoint
0.2 0.2 2760 Junction.JPG Parking Lot-Chute Trail Junction
0.3 0.3 2680 Junction.JPG Parking Lot-Canyon Trail Junction


Canyon Trail
Hike Mile Trail Mile Elevation Notes Location
0.0 2810 Road.JPG Canyon Trail Trailhead
0.3 1.2 2680 Junction.JPG Parking Lot-Canyon Trail Junction
0.5 1.4 2660 Junction.JPG Crooked River Bridge


Misery Ridge Trail
Hike Mile Trail Mile Elevation Notes Location
0.5 0.0 2660 Junction.JPG Crooked River Bridge
1.2 0.7 3360 View.JPG Misery Ridge Summit
1.3 0.8 3280 View.JPG Smith Rock Viewpoint
1.4 0.9 3220 View.JPG Monkey Face Viewpoint
1.6 1.1 2900 View.JPG Monkey Face (Base)


Mesa Verde Trail
Hike Mile Trail Mile Elevation Notes Location
0.7 2680 Junction.JPG River-Mesa Verde North Trail Junction
1.6 0.4 2900 Junction.JPG Monkey Face (Base)
2.0 0.0 2660 Junction.JPG River-Mesa Verde South Trail Junction


River Trail
Hike Mile Trail Mile Elevation Notes Location
2.2 2680 Junction.JPG River-Mesa Verde North Trail Junction
2.0 1.8 2660 Junction.JPG River-Mesa Verde South Trail Junction
2.6 1.2 2660 Smith Rock South Face
3.4 0.4 2660 Morning Glory Wall
3.8 0.0 2660 Junction.JPG Crooked River Bridge


"The Chute"
Hike Mile Trail Mile Elevation Notes Location
3.8 0.1 2660 Junction.JPG Crooked River Bridge
3.9 0.0 2760 Junction.JPG Parking Lot-Chute Trail Junction


Parking Lot Trail
Hike Mile Trail Mile Elevation Notes Location
0.3 2680 Junction.JPG Parking Lot-Canyon Trail Junction
0.2 2760 Junction.JPG Parking Lot-Chute Trail Junction
3.9 0.1 2820 View.JPG Viewpoint
4.0 0.0 2840 Water.JPG Junction.JPG Road.JPG Bathroom.JPG Smith Rock Trailhead


Connecting Trails

Homestead Trail
Hike Mile Trail Mile Elevation Notes Location
0.0 2840 Road.JPG Homestead Trailhead
0.4 2680 Horse Ford
0.9 2660 Junction.JPG Crooked River Bridge


Wolf Tree Trail
Hike Mile Trail Mile Elevation Notes Location
0.0 2660 Junction.JPG Crooked River Bridge
0.8 2680 Junction.JPG Horse Ford


  • 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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