Larison Rock Trail (#3607) is a moderate 4.3 mile hike. Situated on a north facing slope, the Larison Rock Trail lies directly above the town of Oakridge. The quiet scene is dominated by old-growth Douglas-fir, cedar, hemlock, madrone, and dogwood. From the upper trailhead, it's a short hike to the top of Larison rock, with a 360 degree panorama of the Oakridge and Rigdon Ranger Districts, the Three Sisters, and Diamond Peak.
CAUTION: there is a 70 foot vertical drop on the west side of the rock! Mountain bikes restricted 12-1 to 4-1.
Directions from Eugene: Follow Hwy. 58 to Oakridge. Continue on Hwy. 58 for 2 miles east of Oakridge. Turn right onto the Hills Creek Reservoir Road. Continue for 0.5 miles and turn right onto FS Road 21. Proceed another 0.5 miles and turn right onto FS Road 5852. The trailhead is about another 2 miles.To reach the upper trailhead, proceed as above to FS Road 21. Continue about 0.5 miles and turn right onto 2102. Follow this road 4 miles to the trailhead sign.
Spring through Fall .