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King-Castle, Upper Castle Rock (Summit)

Intermediate
 4.8 (10)

Beautiful underutilized McKenzie River corridor trail with a wicked fast descent.


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Map Key

4.1

Miles

6.6

KM

Singletrack

2,848' 868 m

High

1,238' 377 m

Low

1,617' 493 m

Up

20' 6 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

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Description

The climb up is hard, but doable and a lot less of a hassle than the road, which only spits you out about 3 miles up the trail.

This is a semi-rocky, very well-draining trail through old growth forest with numerous challenging switchbacks and flowy corners. King-Castle will connect with USFS Trail #3506 - Castle Rock. It's worth riding that trail up to the summit.

Directions: From HWY 126 turn on to McKenzie Scenic Road, you'll enter the town of Rainbow, OR. And there will be a covered bridge you can drive across to your west. Take that, take a left after crossing and follow the signs to the trailhead. Park at the King-Castle trailhead. Ride up trail and enjoy.

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Nicholas Baker

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  4.8 from 10 votes

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in Castle Rock

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#17

in Oregon

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Getting into the good of King's Castle trail.
Oct 17, 2016 near McKenzi…, OR

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Jun 29, 2019
Jah Good
Apr 27, 2019
Adrian Gallo
Riding great! A few spots that need some tread work, so keep it slow where there are soft spots
Nov 11, 2018
Ryan L.
Jul 14, 2018
Rick Silva
Apr 29, 2017
Justin Price
Oct 8, 2016
Paula Churchill
Beautiful, green, quiet 10mi
Sep 19, 2016
Jamie Umbras
Did half of trail, 2 miles climb 2 miles return to test my back injury 4.3mi — 0h 53m
Aug 20, 2016
Christopher Herring