Mount Pisgah Outer Loop Trail

MODERATE 35 reviews

Mount Pisgah Outer Loop Trail is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Eugene, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
4.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1322 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

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1 day ago

Love this trail! One of the best in Lane County!!

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3 months ago

My six year old and I had a great time with this route on a beautiful day in February. It took us the morning at a comfortable pace.

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Monday, April 11, 2016

I'm here all the time and love all the trails that I can use. The only thing to watch out for is the poison oak.

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Monday, March 14, 2016

We enjoy the Eastside. Less people. Beautiful scenery.

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Wednesday, February 03, 2016

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Sunday, August 16, 2015

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

My favorite walk and berry-patch there by the turtle and frog ponds was sprayed with toxic chemicals this spring during the rainy season--beware. Nature Conservancy, Friends, Lane County Parks, BPA--please stop!

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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Sunday, January 04, 2015

There are so many options to choose from when visiting Mt Pisgah / Howard Buford Recreation area. While I don't mind hiking up the steep "Trail #1" gravel road, I do prefer going on longer walks on the less traveled trails. Trails #3 and -- even more so -- #2 have a much lighter traffic, probably due to their length and the fact that they are more rocky/sinuous (#3) and quite remote and easily overgrown (#2). Trail #4 (a more "civilized" version of #2) and trail #5 (mostly flat and going along the river and the meadows) also offer good long walks if "summitting" is not your primary goal (although you can use trail #6 do do that from the southeastern end of #4 and #5).
For someone visiting for the first time, or not familiar with the network of trails, I would recommend getting a copy of the trails map ( http://www.lanecounty.org/Departments/PW/Parks/Documents/HBRA_Trails_Brochure.pdf )