The Famous Eagle Creek Trail

Trip recommendations, current conditions, and other trail related Q&A
Post Reply
User avatar
MarkInTheDark
Posts: 195
Joined: August 11th, 2008, 3:58 pm
Location: Portland, OR

The Famous Eagle Creek Trail

Post by MarkInTheDark » August 8th, 2020, 11:01 am

Are there any future plans for Eagle Creek Trail, or is this a matter of waiting for the area to stabilize? Just wondering...
e4.JPG
Eagle Creek Trail

squidvicious
Posts: 316
Joined: May 11th, 2015, 8:41 pm
Location: Troutdale

Re: The Famous Eagle Creek Trail

Post by squidvicious » August 8th, 2020, 1:52 pm

It was in the "final phases" of preparing to reopen a year ago, when they said it could reopen "as early as this fall or as late as next summer, depending on weather and assessments of the trail’s stability." If not for the pandemic, presumably we'd be hiking it now.

https://www.oregonlive.com/life-and-cul ... eopen.html
https://www.oregonlive.com/travel/2019/ ... imits.html

User avatar
MarkInTheDark
Posts: 195
Joined: August 11th, 2008, 3:58 pm
Location: Portland, OR

Re: The Famous Eagle Creek Trail

Post by MarkInTheDark » August 8th, 2020, 2:55 pm

cool, thanks!

User avatar
buckwheat
Posts: 101
Joined: September 5th, 2016, 2:30 pm
Location: Corvallis

Re: The Famous Eagle Creek Trail

Post by buckwheat » August 9th, 2020, 10:06 am

Eagle Creek up to 7.5 mile camp was like the second backpacking trip I went on 15ish years ago, and I fell in love with it. My current GF is getting into hiking and camping with some prodding from me, and I really want to show her Eagle Creek. She's from Arizona originally, so she's in love with the green and water and lushness of Oregon, and Eagle Creek was always one of those places that just epitomized that. Hopefully its open by next spring.

justpeachy
Posts: 2895
Joined: May 28th, 2008, 10:03 pm
Location: Portland, OR
Contact:

Re: The Famous Eagle Creek Trail

Post by justpeachy » August 10th, 2020, 6:26 am

squidvicious wrote:
August 8th, 2020, 1:52 pm
If not for the pandemic, presumably we'd be hiking it now.
Yup, the Forest Service had plans to open it up in the spring and had to abandon those plans because of the pandemic.

Post Reply