Mulkey Creek Trail

MODERATE 6 reviews
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Mulkey Creek Trail is a 4 mile out and back trail located near Corvallis, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
567 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

horseback riding

wild flowers

wildlife

  • Bald Hill Parking Area on Oak Creek
    Park here. It may get full on nice summer days.
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  • Take a left
    Take a left here and continue along the cow fields.
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  • Keep Going
    Ignore the path that leads off to the left towards Bald Hill and keep going up the hill.
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  • Into the Woods
    Head off into the woods here on a very well maintained beautiful trail.
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  • Mulky Creek Trail
    Head off on the trail to the left which will descend to a wooden bridge over Mulkey Creek.
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  • Bridge over Mulkey Creek
    From here you will start several up several steep switchbacks.
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  • View of Bald Hill
    Here you will find a bench and a great view of Bald Hill. It will be the best view on the trip so enjoy it.
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  • Loop Split
    Choose either way. The loop is short.
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  • At the top
    Not much to see here except thick woods and a big downed tree. Start to head back the same way you came. Be careful with your speed on the switchbacks down.
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hiking
1 month ago

hiking
2 months ago

It was an on and off rainy day, yet was still a pleasant walk. (I did it a couple months ago)

Sunday, May 29, 2016

hiking
Thursday, December 31, 2015

Friday, February 08, 2013

trail running
Thursday, December 29, 2011

Great little out and back when short on time. Decent little hill to get you warmed up. Nice to see the seasonal changes.