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Copple Butte Trail - No. 3052

Contact Info
Heppner, OR 97836

Phone:
541-676-9187
Basics
Length:
6.25 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
3.5 - 4.5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
5100 feet
Elevation Range:
5100 feet to 5280 feet
Elevation Change:
180 feet

Description

The end of the trail is only 1/2 mile west of Madison Butte and Madison Butte Lookout, which offers great views in all directions, including Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams on a clear day. This is a good mountain bike trail for both beginners and advanced riders.

This trail is open to hiking, horseback riding and mountain bikes. This is an excellent trail that follows the ridge top, for the most part, with good views from Copple Butte, Texas Butte and Madison Butte. One can access the Alder Creek Trail #3051, Skookum Trail #3053 and the Madison Trail #3054. There are numerous places to camp along the way.

Details

Length:
6.25 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
3.5 - 4.5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
5100
Elevation Range:
5100 feet to 5280
Elevation Change:
180
Useful Map(s):
USGS: Madison Butte

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Take Willow Creek Road (County Road 678), just south of Heppner, approximately 23 miles to FS Road 21. Follow FS Road 21 for about 3 1/2 miles to Ditch Creek Guard Station and turn right on the 050 Road. Continue to the “Road Closure” sign at the corral, then go approximately 1.25 miles across Martin Prairie to Texas Road 5350. Cross the road and follow an old timber sale road to the wooden gate, where the trail begins.

You can also park at Coalmine Day Use Area. Cross County Road 678 (FS 53), then go up FS Road 5350 for 2 1/2 miles to the trailhead.


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