Lower Macleay to Pittock Mansion

Distance: 5.7 miles RT Hike Type: Out-and-back Difficulty: Easy Elevation Gain: 950’ Trail Condition: Well-maintained, narrow in some spots, dirt path, paved path, stairs, switchbacks, fencing, several trail junctions and road crossings Trail Highlights: Pittock Mansion (1914), Witches Castle/Stone House (1929), Portland’s tallest tree: Heritage Tree (242 feet tall, 17.3 feet in circumference), walk under Thurman Street Bridge, Balch Creek, Cottonwood, alder, Himalayan blackberry, big-leaf maple, … Continue reading Lower Macleay to Pittock Mansion