Wilson River Trail

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Wilson River Trail is a 18.5 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Tillamook, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 18.5 miles Elevation Gain: 3,622 feet Route Type: Point to Point

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6 months ago

Maybe one of the best kept and cleanest trails I have seen. We put in at the King's Mountain crossing after descending from the peak. 17 miles from that point according to trail signs. Not a single person the entire trail. Being close to the highway occasionally took me out of it, but it was beautiful down around the river. A tougher hike than you'd expect with elevation changes, but it was a great route to backpack when coupled with Kings/Elk mountain trails.

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Fri May 05 2017

Beautiful hike. Loved getting to the waterfall.

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Tue Apr 25 2017

This was a great hike, the weather was warm and sunny. The trail is all signal track with lots of switch backs and wends its way along the cliff faces of the bowl. You’re either climbing or descending, very few areas of level walking. There was a sign warning us of a bridge being washed out and the trail was closed at Wolf creek. Well heading off with the Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Rider spirit. If there is a bridge out we can cross the creek. The trail started out with several switch backs for a mile and a half. We then crossed over a ridge and entered a bowl. As the trail went around points and crossing several small creeks all with nice water falls as we make our way around the back side of the bowl. The trail had a few fallen trees nothing too bad, it was very apparent very few people hiked this trail, even as grand as the views were inside the bowl. There was no one else on the trail. We then reached the North East end of the bowl and started to drop into the Wolf creek valley. This was a steep descend with switch backs. When we reach Wolf creek it was easily cross-able. A functional small foot bridge had been built by other hikers out of small logs. We reached the trailhead just after 8:00 PM, just as it was starting to get dark. The 10.2 mile hike took just over 6 hours. 6 hours, experiencing truly natural freedom of being as part of nature and as close to with the natural world as person achieve in an afternoon. The trail was all signal track with lots of switch backs and wends its way along the cliff faces of the bowl. You’re either climbing or descending, very few areas of level walking.

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