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Hiking & Walking: Oregon > Willamette National Forest > Detroit Ranger District

Quick Facts

Opal Creek Trail

Beginning Elevation: 1,900 Feet (592.3 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult
Elevation Gain: 1,300 Feet (405.2 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 3,200 Feet (997.5 Meters)
Length, One-way: 3 Miles (5.0 Kilometers)




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General Description

Opal Creek Trail is a moderate to difficult 3 mile hike at an elevation of 1,900 feet. This trail travels through old-growth forest with western hemlock, Douglas fir and second growth. There are numerous falls and pools that are deep and translucent. The clear water of Opal pool is a highlight.

Directions from Detroit: Travel north on French Creek Road #2223 for about 4 miles to junction with Road #2207. Turn right onto #2207 and at 10 miles, Opal Lake Trailhead is on the right.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Year-round .



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Visitor Information:

Detroit Ranger District, HC73 Box 320 , Mill City, OR, 97360, Phone: 503-854-3366, Fax: 503-854-8439

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