The MRT is closed from Trailbridge down to Deer Creek (5 miles).
The Knoll Fire took out a bridge near Deer Creek
For your safety, the Forest Service has closed a section of the trail. The original closure area was from Blue Pool trailhead to Frissell Boat Launch is closed. #7 – #11 (now #9) on our free downloadable map. Now the affected closes only 5 miles of trail.
You can still bike, hike and/or run the Upper Trail (10.7 miles) or the lower 10 miles. Traffic has been Light this year – great time to ride or hike
The Forest Service says we should expect this closure may remain in effect through the 2022 season.
They also would prefer you do NOT try bike or hike along the highway to bypass the closed section as too many people along the busy highway pose a saf…
Knoll Fire shuts down part of the MRT. For your safety, the Forest Service has closed a section of the trail. The area from Blue Pool trailhead to Frissell Boat Launch is closed. #7 – #12 on our map (approx 8 miles of trail). You can bike, hike and/or run the upper half of the trail or the lower 7 miles.
Well behaved dogs are welcome along the trail, whether biking, hiking or running.
Please keep them under control at all times to respect the resource and other visitors. We recommend you keep your dog on a leash. Never leave them unattended. Dogs allowed to roam freely can frighten or injure wildlife, disturb other forest visitors, and create impacts to the natural resources. A dog that is excessively barking, aggressive, or chasing animals is not under control.
Dogs on Shuttles: Your well behaved dog is welcome on McKenzie River Mountain Resort’s shuttle.