King-Castle, Upper Castle Rock (Summit)

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4.1 Miles 6.6 Kilometers


Singletrack

1,617' 493 m

Ascent

-20' -6 m

Descent

2,848' 868 m

High

1,238' 377 m

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8%

Avg Grade (4°)

16%

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

Nicholas Baker

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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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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

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  4.9 from 7 votes

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