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Clayhill Horse Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

At the entrance to the Clayhill Horse Staging Area (bobcat)


Hikes including this trailhead

Driving Directions

Drive Highway 26 west from Beaverton.

It’s about 23 miles from the junction of Highway 217 and Highway 26 before you make a right turn onto Highway 47N for Vernonia and Clatskanie.

Drive 4.2 miles and turn right into L.L. “Stub” Stewart State Park. Wind up the park entrance road.

You can turn into the park Welcome Center after 0.5 miles to get information, or continue a total of 1.6 miles, passing the Hilltop Day Use Area, the turn off for the cabin village (left) and horse camp (right) before reaching the Clayhill Horse Staging Area.

Other Notes

  • $5 day use fee: payable at the Welcome Center or at the fee box at the Hilltop Day Use Area
  • Open for day use 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Restrooms, brochures, information kiosks, campgrounds, horse staging area, disc golf
  • Dogs on leash except in the designated off-leash area
  • Share some trails with mountain bikers and horses
  • Some trails could be closed for rerouting or reconstruction

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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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