OSU to Bald Hill is a 6.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Corvallis, Oregon that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, horses, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 6.3 miles Elevation Gain: 544 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly


horseback riding

mountain biking



partially paved


Half paved half single track hike to the top of Bald Hill From the gate at the OSU barns you'll hike along the Campus Way bike path past a relocated covered bridge on a straight course west. You'll cross 53rd street and pick up the Midge Cramer memorial trail which is also paved and continues west directly to Bald Hill. The path will end at a T-junction. Go left and with in 100 feet you'll take a right onto a single track dirt path with takes 7 switch backs and then ends on the top of Bald Hill. As you head up the switch back trail, stay to the right at any junctions. On top you'll find a bench, a monument rock, several survey bench marks and if you geocache, there is a cache nearby.

Sat Feb 09 2019

Nice hike. Most of this is on a road with the last bit on a trail. The trail is super muddy but that shouldn't be a surprise given all the rain/snow we've had.

Sun Apr 02 2017

Pretty easy after you get done with first hill straight up.. beautiful !!

Wed Sep 03 2014

This is sort of boring until you get to Bald Hill. There are much more interesting trails in Corvallis.

1 month ago

recorded OSU to Bald Hill

11 months ago

Sat May 04 2019

Mon Nov 12 2018

Sun Feb 18 2018

road biking
Sat Dec 23 2017

Mon Oct 24 2016

Tue Jul 26 2016

Sat Aug 30 2014

Sun Jul 27 2014