Shellrock Lake Trail 700

Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon

Distance2.0mi
Elevation Gain759ft
Trailhead Elevation4,678ft
Top4,678ft
Elevation Min/Max4065/4678ft
Elevation Start/End4678/4678ft

Shellrock Lake Trail 700

Shellrock Lake Trail #700 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Clackamas County, Oregon. It is within Roaring River Wilderness Area and Mount Hood National Forest. It is two miles long and begins at 4,678 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 759 feet. This trail connects with the following: Grouse Point Trail #517.

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One Night Wilderness: Portland: Backcountry Getaways Within Three Hours of the City (Wilderness Press)
Doug Lorain
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"This outstandingly scenic hike has a little of everything. Among other things, the trail passes several very scenic lakes, a wildflower-covered mountain meadow, fine high-elevation forests, viewpoints to distant snow-capped peaks, and fields of tasty huckleberries. There are three different backpacking options, so hikers can select among a very short and easy outing to scenic Shellrock Lake, a longer but still fairly easy trip to Middle Rock Lake, or a more strenuous loop past Serene Lake and Cache Meadow. Although early summer is beautiful here, with an abundance of wildflowers, that is also when the mosquitoes outnumber the wildflowers by about 10,000 to one (at least by this author’s rough estimate). Try late summer for a more enjoyable experience." Read more

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Trail Information

Mount Hood National Forest
Nearby City
Roaring River Wilderness Area
Parks
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
Clackamas River Ranger District (Mount Hood National Forest)
Local Contacts
Green Trails: Fish Creek Mountain, High Rock
Local Maps

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Dec 2018