800 feet elevation gain
Moderate (from Clay Creek)
2 miles round trip
600 feet elevation gain
Left: Whittaker Ridge viewpoint.
Below: Bridge at Whittaker Creek campground.
These two Coast Range trails climb through patches of old-growth forest to ridgetop viewpoints. Though the paths are 16 miles apart, they both start at little-known campgrounds on the same paved backroad.
Drive Highway 126 west of Eugene ...
For the next hike, drive back to ...
This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range.