OCandE Line State Trail

Winema National Forest, Oregon 97603

Distance26.0mi
Elevation Gain1,384ft
Trailhead Elevation4,714ft
Top4,714ft
Elevation Min/Max4114/4714ft
Elevation Start/End4714/4714ft

OCandE Line State Trail

OC&E Line State Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Winema National Forest. It is 26.0 miles long and begins at 4,714 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 52.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,384 feet. The Switchback Hill Trailhead parking and the Switchback Hill Trailhead restrooms are near the trailhead. The Olene Post Office (historical) (elevation 4,160 feet) post office and the Switchback Hill Trailhead and Switchback Hill Trailhead camp sites can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: A Canal Trail, Route 39 Trailhead and Main Trailhead.

OC&E Line State Trail Professional Review and Guide

"One of the longest rail-trails in the country, the OC&E Woods Line State Trail stretches 109.9 miles through south-central Oregon. The route comprises two rail lines that once supported the region’s timber industry: the former Oregon, California & Eastern Railway, also known as the Klamath Falls Municipal Railway, which extended from Klamath Falls to Bly (now the main line of the trail), and the old Weyerhaeuser Woods Line, which connected to the OC&E at Beatty and ran to a point just north of Sycan Marsh.

A good place to begin your journey is the OC&E Woods Line State Trail’s western terminus in Klamath Falls, the largest community along the route. From here, you’ll travel an 8-mile paved section that passes through residential neighborhoods and open countryside to Olene (be sure to close any gates through which you pass)."

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Trail Information

Winema National Forest
Nearby City
Winema National Forest
Parks
Kid-friendly, Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility
Surface
Skating, Fishing
Additional Use

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Jul 2018