Crown Zellerbach Trail Hike

Hike Distance: 7.3 miles      Yearly Hike Distance: 1237.3 miles

Elevation Gain: 545 feet      Yearly Elevation Gain: 1666114 feet

My son has a stress fracture in his shin and we needed to find a hike with no elevation gain.  The Crown Zellerbach Trail is a nice option as it is nice forest scenery with little elevation gain.  We parked just off the Scappoose-Vernonia hwy and headed west.  The first thing we encountered were blackberry bushes lining the trail!  They were so yummy and we spent quite a bit of time filling our stomachs. 🙂

We continued our walk and passed by some houses just off the trail and had some nice views of North Scappoose Creek.  There wasn’t much water but it was still a nice sight to watch.  We turned around at just over 3.5 miles out and headed back to the car, remembering to collect some blackberries to bring home.  A very nice day to be out in the fresh air!