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Apple Trail - No. 817

Contact Info
Ochoco National Forest
7803 Beaver Creek Road
Paulina, OR 97751

Phone:
541-477-6900
Basics
Length:
6.4 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
4 - 5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
5600 feet
Elevation Range:
5600 feet to 6580 feet
Elevation Change:
980 feet
Season:
Summer to Fall

Description

Apple Trail parallels ridge routes followed by the historic Mascall Stock Driveway and the Paulina-Dayville Wagon Road (Apple Road) through open grass and shrubland, and mixed conifer forest. Most grades are moderate, with some steep pitches. Trail is maintained every year to primitive standards. Horse travelers can plan loop trips of various lengths using other trails and lightly traveled forest roads to return to their starting point. Use caution when sharing roads with motor vehicles.

Details

Length:
6.4 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
4 - 5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
5600
Elevation Range:
5600 feet to 6580
Elevation Change:
980
Season:
Summer to Fall

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

West end: From Paulina, continue east on Paulina-Suplee Highway 3½ miles to Beaver Creek Road.Turn north (left) onto Beaver Creek Road 7½ miles to Forest Road 42. Follow FR #42 1.5 miles to FR #3810. Take FR #3810 6.5 miles to FR #38 at the end of FR #3810. Turn east (right) onto FR #38, following it 4 miles to FR #3820. Take FR #3820 2 miles to the unmarked trailhead at Mascall Corrals (historic site of sheep sorting pens no longer in existence). Roadside parking is available.

East end: From Paulina, travel 13 miles toward Rager Ranger Station. Turn north (left) at Sugar Creek Day Use Area onto Forest Road #5810. Travel 10½ miles on #5810 to FR #38. Turn east (right) on FR #38 for 2½ miles to FR #3850. Turn north (left) onto FR #3850 and follow it 3 miles to the unmarked trailhead. CAUTION: Forest Road #3850 is a primitive road not suitable for trailers or low-clearance vehicles. There is limited turnaround and parking space at trailhead, and road may not be passable to 4x4 in wet conditions.

Middle: From Paulina, travel 13 miles toward Rager Ranger Station. Turn north (left) at Sugar Creek Day Use Area onto Forest Road #5810. Travel 10½ miles on #5810 to FR #38.Proceed directly across the four-way intersection onto FR #3800-200, and follow it 3½ miles to the crossing of Trail #817 marked with a rock cairn. Limited roadside parking is available. CAUTION: Forest Road #3800-200 is a primitive road not suitable for trailers or low-clearance vehicles. Road may not be passable to 4x4 in wet conditions.

Because of elevation, access routes and/or portions of trail may remain blocked by snow drifts into early June.


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