Kinzel Lake Loop via 742

2 reviews #14 hike out of 50 in
14.8 mi
Distance
6 hrs 53 min
Time
terrain
3,415 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a difficult loop trail to Devil's Peak in Mount Hood National Forest.

This trail goes by Salmon River Trailhead (West) and Green Canyon Campground.

Park at Green Canyon Campground but be sure to put out your forest pass. The camp host is usually around and I felt it was safer to park there than on the road.



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    5 months, 1 week ago
    Trail is in pretty good condition. Green Canyon is a bit of a grind getting up to the top. Some blowdown to hop over and under at times. Devil's Lookout makes for a good lunch spot. We continued to the lake and ended up camping near Kinzel Creek. The Rhodies were spectacular as well as good showings of beargrass. Salmon River Trail was in great shape and had lots of open campspots for backpacking.
    ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    2 years, 1 month ago
    Trail in good condition with few blowdowns. Gorgeous views up the Salmon River Valley, then, from Devil’s Peak, of Mts Hood and Jefferson. Wonderful fall colors. Would be a nice, easy two-night backpack trip.
    ★ ★ ★ ★


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Simon 3 years, 1 month ago
Devils Peak Lookout (Salmon River-Kinsiel-Humpback-Green Canyon)
Very nice hike. The Salmon River Trail is pretty easy lots of camping opportunities if you backpack. Great views from the top.
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