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Castle Canyon Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Sign for the Castle Canyon Trail #765 (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

Drive Highway 26 east. From the last traffic light in Sandy, it’s 18.9 miles before you turn left on E. Littlebrook Lane in Rhododendron.

After a few yards, turn left again and, in 0.1 miles, the road bears right on E. Arlie Mitchell Road.

After 0.2 miles, bear left on FR 1819, the Barlow Road Route.

Drive 0.3 miles on this potholed gravel road, lined with getaway cabins, to a pullout on the left just before the trail sign for Castle Canyon. Don’t block the driveway just beyond this pullout.

Fees and Regulations

  • Self-issued wilderness permit

Alternatives to Driving

Accessible via the Mountain Express bus line (Get off at Rhododendron), see Sandy Area Metro for schedules.

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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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