Perkins Trail

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Most Difficult

1.44 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 2.93
Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Lowest Elevation: 3810 ft
Highest Elevation: 4500 ft
Climb Total: 690 ft
Blaze Color: Orange
Trail Number: 175


Climbs steeply on an old road bed from FR 74 to the Laurel Gap trail and crosses several streams.

Intersecting Trails

  • Laurel Gap
  • This trail is located in the Big Ivy (Coleman Boundary) area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Big Ivy (Coleman Boundary) trails list page.

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    susan said: All said, of Douglas Falls, Bear Pen, Elk Pen and Perkins, tie between Bear Pen and Perkins at this time (and time of year) . Not outstanding in any way EXCEPT the Walker Creek crossing made a terrific spectacle. Neat coulee where 2 forks converge. Massive rock on south side, stand on top of falls. At very top of trail some long views possible. Tread biked out mud toughs for a bit of upper 1/4. Most steep happens along creek section over cobbly rocks. Much water on them when I was there. I like a real trail: various tread, a tad of challenge, a 'special event' - so this rates. 5/30 4 -8p

    Sunday, May 31 2020 7:48pm
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