Eagle Creek Trail #501 is a 6.8 mile round trip hike with 1,156 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 30 miles east-southeast of Portland Oregon. August and July are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Alongside Eagle Creek in the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness passing through old-growth Douglas fir, western hemlock and western red cedar forest.
This trail is relatively flat as it follows Eagle Creek. There are several small creek crossings along the trail. There are several campsites along the trail. The trail ends after 6.4 miles at an Eagle Creek ford that accesses Eagle Creek Cutoff Trail #504.
Check out the Official Route and Triplog.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.