This trail is in the Mount Hood Wilderness on the north side of Mount Hood. The trail provides an alternate route or side trip from Timberline Trail #600 that goes from Wy’East Basin, through Eden Park, and on to Cairn Basin. There is a nice campsite on high ground near the middle of Eden Park. Wildflowers and Huckleberry cover the meadow and a stream meanders through the area.
This trail starts at Timberline Trail #600 (5,680’) near Wy’East Basin, travels southwest through Eden Park (5,320’) and ends near Cairn Basin at Timberline Trail #600 (5,640’). The trail is most easily accessed from Vista Ridge Trail #626. From the junction with Timberline Trail #600 near Wy’east Basin, head downhill (northwest) 0.3 mile on this trail to the junction with Vista Ridge Trail #626. Turn left (southwest) and travel 0.8 mile through forest and small meadows to Eden Park. Eden Park is typically wet and full of wildflowers. The trail climbs out of Eden Park 0.5 mile to the junction with Timberline Trail #600 near Cairn Basin.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
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