Shrader Old Growth Trail
Tall fir on the trail
- Easy (Shrader Old Growth Trail)
- 0.8-mile loop
- 100 feet elevation gain
- Easy (Myrtlewood Trail)
- 0.6-mile round trip
- 300 feet elevation gain
This nature trail explores a stately glen of giant trees, including the 220-foot-tall, 10-foot-thick Laddie Gale Douglas fir. If the 0.8-mile loop seems short, add an encore—a nearby 0.3-mile path to the world’s largest myrtlewood tree.
From the Highway …
This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range.
The world's largest myrtlewood tree