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Perimeter Trail - Silver Falls State Park
Perimeter Trail is a lush forested "backcountry" trail that will take us away from the Silver Falls crowds. We'll ascend into an old growth forest to the Perimeter-Rackett Ridge Trail Junction where we'll have lunch before returning the way we came. There are NO waterfalls on this trail but we'll take the short spur to Upper North Falls to see one on our return. Bring water and lunch. Carpool from the State Motor Pool Park and Ride lot, 1100 Airport Rd SE. Pre-register for departure time.
Hiking Distance: 6 RT
Elevation Gain: 1000 feet
Driving Distance: 60 miles RT
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Friday, September 1, 2023
Registration is not Required
The Trip Leader is the event coordinator. The Trip Leader has the final say over who may participate in the event.
Hiking Trip Ratings:
EASY: Maximum of 5 miles round trip, elevation gain less than 1000 feet
MÉDIUM: 6-10 miles round trip, elevation gain 1000-2000 feet
HARD: Long, difficult, and strenuous
To reimburse drivers for vehicle operation costs, the suggested donation by passengers is $0.10 per mile per person to the driver.