Portland, OR: Marys Peak

Bag the highest peak in the Coast Range on this 6.1-mile out-and-back where wind, sun, and altitude create several unique ecosystems.
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Bag the highest peak in the Coast Range on this 6.1-mile out-and-back where wind, sun, and altitude create several unique ecosystems.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 9.8

Waypoints

MYS001

Location: 44.495491, -123.5430984

Hop on the East Ridge Trail in NW corner of lot

MYS002

Location: 44.4970512, -123.5445023

Cross unpaved FR 2005 and continue straight

MYS003

Location: 44.5033417, -123.5435028

Look E into Willamette Valley

MYS004

Location: 44.5095443, -123.5419893

Make sharp L @ Y, staying on East Ridge Trail

MYS005

Location: 44.5057487, -123.5454025

Long switchback R. Botanists recognize more than 200 plants around Marys Peak, including large stands of Douglas firs

MYS006

Location: 44.5100645, -123.548727

Switchback L; trail ribbons up steep slope

MYS007

Location: 44.5080752, -123.5456586

Switchback R again

MYS008

Location: 44.5091617, -123.5493064

Swing L onto Summit Trail

MYS009

Location: 44.5060246, -123.5503364

Cross road and pick up trail again under evergreen canopy

MYS010

Location: 44.5061798, -123.5514984

Turn L @ 3-way for last ascent to summit

MYS011

Location: 44.5042954, -123.5524392

Marys Peak: Connect views from the Pacific Ocean to the snowy spine of the Cascades on this 4,097-ft. summit. Return to trailhead