Buck Creek N-1000 to Little Baldy Peak

Total Miles
8.2

Elevation

926.38 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

The journey begins with an opportunity to observe whitewater kayakers on the White Salmon River at Northwestern Park, providing a perfect spot to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Continuing west a short distance and turning left onto Nestor Peak Road/N-1000, the road ascends the ridge, passing through sharp blind curves. It eventually reaches the Buck Creek trail access, a popular spot for outdoor enthusiasts, including mountain bikers, hikers, and equestrians. Continuing upward, travelers encounter a "Y" intersection where they must bear left onto N-4000 towards Little Baldy Peak, with views of Mt. Hood and surrounding foothills offering stunning photo opportunities along the way.

Photos of Buck Creek N-1000 to Little Baldy Peak

Buck Creek N-1000 to Little Baldy Peak
Buck Creek N-1000 to Little Baldy Peak
Buck Creek N-1000 to Little Baldy Peak

Difficulty

This is a narrow winding road with sections of steep ascents, including many blind curves that can be slick when traveling during the winter season.

Technical Rating

2

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Access Description

Starting from SR-141 north of White Salmon, turn west onto Northwestern Lake Road and cross the White Salmon River. Turn left onto Nester Peak Road which quickly turns into DNR N-1000.

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