DISTANCE
5.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
810 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Went back to Pretty River Valley this past weekend. This time found a trail south of Pretty River Rd. Lovely ceder forest, but found two illegal fire pits, a lot of garbage and human waste. Yup - right on the trail. Ran into the conservation officer there who told me they were having a lot of trouble with people polluting there. Yeah, no kidding. Posted a picture of a giant mushroom. I've never seen anything like it in my life. Anyway, I don't think this is an official trail, but it's nice as it runs along the river. Heading up river, the trail disappears in some tall grass. Keep going and you'll find another large ceder forest. You'll eventually encounter a very steep hill. Go to the right and you'll find a less steep area by which you can surmount it. There's no trail here, just ceder trees which are far enough apart that you can get by. Very nice area once you get past the aforementioned nastiness.