Coffin Mountain Trail

MODERATE 29 reviews
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Coffin Mountain Trail is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cascadia, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,013 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

14 days ago

Great little hike. We started pretty early on a Sunday with no one at the trailhead. We met an older couple about halfway back down. Nice views all around at the top. Some steep parts with switchbacks.

hiking
1 month ago

Steady incline, but good trail. After the first 100-200 yards where it’s an old bulldozer Trail, you come to gravel/rocky spot and it looks like you continue straight. The trail actually continues up to the left as a hiking trail. The old bulldozer road continues straight and dies off. Wildflowers are in bloom! Only saw one other hiker on his way out (on a Tuesday). Beautiful views, not a lot of shade so bring hats for you and kids or baby. No steep drop offs until he top so would be ok with kids. Lots of room at the top.
Directions that worked for me: Turn right onto Straight Creek Road, follow for about 4 miles to a fork in the road, keep right onto FS 1168. After another approx 4 miles, there is a large fork in the road with two posts on each side of the road if you continue straight (continue straight for bachelor mountain TH), keep left here and trailhead is in view on the right.

hiking
1 month ago

Here are clear directions from Highway 22… A couple miles east of Marion Forks, turn south on Straight Creek Road, go 3.9 miles, turn right on forest service road 1168. Go 3.7 miles, the trail head is about 100 yards off the road on a spur to your left. It is a marked trailhead. It’s about 1-1/2 miles up to the lookout tower, fairly steep elevation gain, and then right back down. The wildflowers were amazing! I love the bear grass! Stunning views at the top.

hiking
2 months ago

Great hike, short and steep. But great views with a fire lookout and helipad. Only very small (30ft long) of snow to cross over.

scenic driving
2 months ago

Great hike with amazing views, only one small patch of snow close to the top.

hiking
2 months ago

I tried going there a few days ago and ran into too much snow on the road about 1.5 miles from trailhead.

hiking
Sunday, July 23, 2017

Don't let the beginning of the trail scare you. The grade mellows out and changes to switchbacks pretty quickly. Beautiful wildflowers and great views of Jefferson and the Cascades! No water on the trail, can get hot at the bottom, but breeze on the ridge is awesome!

hiking
Friday, July 21, 2017

This was my first hike in Oregon and it was amazing! The wildflowers were in bloom and made for wonderful pictures along the way. Reaching the peak was amazing!!!

hiking
Monday, July 10, 2017

Fields of flowers. Nice hike. Great views.

hiking
Friday, June 30, 2017

crawled up today. super clear but looks like smoke toward Sisters.
Flowers r great, but will peak in another week or 2.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

very pretty drive, though rough on the car. couldn't find the trail when we got where all trails suggests it starts unfortunately

hiking
Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Give this hike 5 stars amazing views all around you. On clear day you can see tons of mountains from rainier to sisters. Not to bad of hike up my 5 year old ended up doing it with us! Would definitely do this hike again.

hiking
Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Favorite hike of 2016

Sunday, August 07, 2016

Beautiful hike, however, I was not prepared for the instant climb. we only made it a third of the way.
I was out of shape, hot, wheezing, heart palpitations.. I love hiking but even the drive in, was breath taking..
I will go back to gym and go back before fall.

hiking
Saturday, August 06, 2016

This was a great hike. Steep in parts, but overall fairly short. The weather was perfect and the views were awesome.

hiking
Monday, April 18, 2016

This was our favorite hike of 2015. The views on the drive were amazing but then when we reached the top of the mountain we were in awe!

hiking
Thursday, August 19, 2010

this is a beautiful trail. You can get the most amazing pictures! When you get to the top of the trail Detroit Lake is the size of your thumb nail and you can throw a rock at Mt Jefferson! There is a ranger station at the top!

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