Foley Ridge Trail is a 14.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Blue River, OR that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and backpacking and is accessible year-round.
Directions from McKenzie Bridge: Travel east on Hwy. #126 about 0.25 miles to Foley Ridge Road (#2643.) Take Road #2643 about 9.5 miles to junction with a spur road-stay left following Foley Trailhead signs. Foley Ridge Trailhead is located at the end of the road, about 2 more miles.
Forested trail until reaching the PCT/Junction to Linton Meadow. Still lots of snow covering the trails near the PCT. The ascent is steady and not cruelly steep. Not really a 'fun' trail. Bug nuisance factor is very high. This was an out & back hike.