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The Chucksney Mountain Trail (#3306) is a very difficult 6 mile hike. Starting at the Box Canyon Horse Camp, at an elevation of 3728 feet, follow the Grasshopper Trail 0.25 miles to the junction of the Chucksney Trail. The Chucksney Trail takes you through large trees, meadows and to the top of Chucksney Mt. for a view of the South Fork of the McKenzie River drainage and the Three Sisters Mountains, the trail them loops back to Grasshopper Trail. It's a good day ride for horses but is steep in places.

Directions: From Blue River, Proceed 4 miles east on Hwy. 126, turn right onto Rd. 19 (Aufderheide Forest Drive) for 26 miles,turn right into the Box Canyon Horse Camp. Trailhead is on right. Hike up Grasshopper Trail #3569 for 0.25 miles to the junction of Chucksney Trail on the right. Trailhead has parking lot, Box Canyon Horse Camp, corrals, ramp and toilets.

Elevation: 3,728 feet

Ending Elevation: 5,760 feet

Elevation Gain: 2,032 feet

Difficulty: Strenuous

 
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Willamette National Forest, Oregon


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