Home  •   Field Guide  •   Forums  •    Unread Posts  •   Maps  •   Find a Hike!
| Page | Discussion | View source | History | Print Friendly and PDF

Dickey Creek Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

FR 140 between the new and old trailheads (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

  • Self-issued wilderness permit required.

Driving Directions

Driving I-205, take Exit 12A for Highways 224 and 212, Clackamas and Estacada.

From the first traffic light, drive 3.3 miles and bear right for Highway 224E, Carver, and Estacada.

Drive 15.3 miles on Highway 224. After passing through Estacada, keep straight for North Fork Lake at the junction with Highway 211 (Molalla).

Drive another 25.7 miles, passing the Ripplebrook Ranger Station and then the campground. After crossing the Oak Grove Fork, bear right on FR 46 for Detroit and Bagby Hot Springs.

Drive 3.6 miles and turn right onto FR 63 for Bagby Hot Springs.

Keep to 63 for 5.7 miles, and then turn right onto FR 6340 for the Dickey Creek Trail, Bull of the Woods Trail, and Pansy Basin Trail.

Head up on this gravel road for 2.7 miles. After passing Member Rock, turn left for the Dickey Creek Trail #553 on the FR 140 spur.

Drive 1.1 to a fork in the road and the new trailhead parking area.

Other Notes

This trailhead is about 0.5 miles from the original trailhead. The road in between, which was decommissioned in 2011, has been plowed up but you need to use it to access the old trailhead, which is where the Wilderness Permit box is.


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.

Hiking is a potentially risky activity, and the entire risk for users of this field guide is assumed by the user, and in no event shall Trailkeepers of Oregon be liable for any injury or damages suffered as a result of relying on content in this field guide. All content posted on the field guide becomes the property of Trailkeepers of Oregon, and may not be used without permission.