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Hiking & Walking: Oregon > Willamette National Forest > Blue River Ranger District

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Grasshopper Trail

Beginning Elevation: 3,728 Feet (1162.1 Meters)
Difficulty: More Difficult
Elevation Gain: 672 Feet (209.5 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 4,400 Feet (1371.6 Meters)
Length, One-way: 13.5 Miles (22.5 Kilometers)
USGS Map: Grasshopper Mountain

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General Description

Grasshopper Trail #3569 is a more difficult 13.5 mile hike at an elevation of 3,728 feet. This trail starts at Box Canyon Horse Camp. The first 2 miles to the Chucksney Trail Junction is a steady climb. Continuing on Grasshopper Trail you walk through many meadows with an excellent view to the south.

This trail travels through the Chucksney Mountain Roadless Recreational Area and offers excellent opportunities for solitude and scenic views. The area is winter range for elk and deer.

Directions from Blue River: Travel 3.5 miles east on Hwy. 126 to Aufderheide Road (FS road 19). Continue on Aufderheide Drive for 26 miles to the Box Canyon Horse Camp and the trailhead will be on the right.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Year-round (NOTE: The recommended season is late Spring to late Fall.) .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Backpacking
ICON Hiking & Walking Grasshopper Trail
ICON Horseback Riding
ICON Mountain Biking

Related Activities
Box Canyon Horse Camp - Box Canyon Horse Camp is located approximately 30.5 miles southeast of Blue River at an elevation of 3,600 feet. This campground has 14 sites with trailer space, fire rings, corrals and tables.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Willamette National Forest, 211 East 7th Avenue , Eugene, OR, 97440, Phone: 541-465-6521


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