Silver Star Mountain Loop via Silver Star Trail 180 and Ed's Trail 180A

5 reviews #7 hike out of 624 in
4.4 mi
Distance
2 hrs 3 min
Time
terrain
1,194 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a moderate loop trail to Silver Star Mountain in Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

This trail goes by rock arch.

Silver Star Mountain is one of the best 360 degree summits within a day's drive of Portland, boasting a rocky, exposed vista to five major Cascade volcanoes. It is a great wildflower area in the spring, featuring meadows abundant with avalanche lilies and beargrass blooms.



    Rate this Hike

    user_profile stars
    11 months ago
    The beargrass blooms can be some of the best ever seen!
    ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    user_profile
    2 years, 11 months ago
    This is a superb hike, but be warned: the road getting there isn't just "bad," it's barely even a road. It looks like it has been carpet-bombed in many places. Only really rugged vehicles with high clearance can even make it to the trailhead. If you have just a regular car, like I do, be prepared to park 2 miles down the service road and have an uphill slog to the trailhead.
    ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    user_profile
    1 year, 9 months ago
    ★ ★ ★ ★

    user_profile
    1 year, 10 months ago
    ★ ★

    user_profile
    1 year, 11 months ago
    ★ ★ ★ ★ ★


Public Tracks

user_profile
Jon Ellinger 5 years, 3 months ago
Silver Star
Nov 22, 2015 11:59 am
user_profile
Stacey 1 year, 9 months ago
user_profile
Rose3264 1 year, 10 months ago
user_profile
Jennie 2 years, 5 months ago
user_profile
mazamamama 2 years, 8 months ago
user_profile
Becky 2 years, 10 months ago
user_profile
awillowklug 2 years, 11 months ago
user_profile
Guy 4 years, 7 months ago
user_profile
SproutsNCords 4 years, 10 months ago
user_profile
Rob 4 years, 11 months ago
user_profile
jhpowersmd 5 years, 11 months ago
user_profile
Keith Daly 5 years, 11 months ago
user_profile
Michael 8 years, 10 months ago