McKenzie River National Recreation Trail (MRT)

  • Address:
    Trail begins 1 mile (1.6 km) east of McKenzie Bridge
    McKenzie Bridge OR 97413
  • Phone:
    541.822.3381
  • Fax:
    541.822.254
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This easy 26.5 mile (43 km) trail parallels the scenic McKenzie River, gaining 1,750 ft (525 m) as it passes through many contrasting environments: lava beds, lakes, reservoirs, waterfalls, cold-water creeks and dense old-growth forests. Eleven clearly marked trailheads provide access from Hwy 126. The lower trailhead is approximately 56 miles (90 km) from Eugene and at an elevation of 1,450 ft (435 m).

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General
  • Parking:
    • Limited Parking
  • Pets Allowed - Restrictions may apply:
Trails & Routes
  • Difficulty:
    • Moderate
    • Hard
  • Natural Points of Interest:
    • Lake / Reservoir
    • Old Growth Forest
    • River
    • Waterfall
  • Trail Details:
    • Dirt / Bark Path
    • Point to Point Trail
  • Trail Length:
    • Long (over 5 miles)
  • Trail Users:
    • Hikers / Runners
    • Mountain Bikers