Peavy Arboretum

Forestry Club cabin

  • Moderate
  • 3.9-mile loop
  • 900 feet elevation gain

Half a dozen self-guiding nature trails from Peavy Arboretum explore this corner of Oregon State University’s 11-square-mile McDonald Forest. Because the short loops often overlap, it’s tempting to combine them. The tour described here visits many of the area’s highlights—a grove of ancient trees, a lake, and a viewpoint of Marys Peak.

Drive Highway …

Then the Powder House Trail crosses another road beside a 1937 dynamite cap storage shed, and descends through a …

Other Options

If you’re still going strong when you reach Cronemiller Lake, you can …

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range.

Cronemiller Lake