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Chip Ross Road 612.4 Loop is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Corvallis, Oregon that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, horses, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

Length 2.6 mi Elevation gain 449 ft Route type Loop

Dog friendly

Hiking

Horseback riding

Mountain biking

Running

Forest

Wildlife

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This hike can go from either direction. Clockwise is a steady uphill climb and steep downhill. Counter clockwise and you have a steep uphill climb then gradual downhill. Going clockwise follow 612 road west past the gate, then take the right onto the 612.4 road which winds up the hill to the junction of Dan's Trail. Go right or up the hill on the 612.4 road. Great views of the forest as you go through the "woods" to "T" at the 610 road. Take a right and start a long downhill walk back tot he 612 road. At the "T" take a left and head back to orange gate.

Oregon State University Forestry Department

Follow directions to Corvallis, Oregon, then follow 3rd Street/HWY 99 W north. Turn left at the light on Walnut Blvd, then right on Highland Drive, then left on Crescent Valley Drive. As you take the left hand turn after passing the school you'll come to a sweeping right hand turn, but you want to straight on the gravel road which is Jackson Creek Road. Follow this dirt and gravel road to the Orange Gate parking lot (a small turn around with parking for 2 cars). This is your starting point.

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Mossy O.
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decent short stroll

Evan Scheessele
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Hiking

NOTE: Parking is no longer allowed at the gate at the west-end of NW Jackson Creek Rd. As of late 2013 ample signage explains that parking for these trails is permitted only at nearby Chip Ross Park. (Due to road maintenance and parking-area costs borne by nearby residents.)

Laurie Wilson
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Nice hike with pretty scenery! Not too far out of town. Limited parking on a one car gravel road, but you can fit!

Jim Sack
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Jim Sack
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