Pawn and Pioneer Trails

Easy (Pawn Old Growth Trail) 
0.8-mile loop
50 feet elevation gain

Easy (Mapleton Hill Pioneer Trail)
0.6-mile loop
200 feet elevation gain 

Left: Mapleton Hill Pioneer Trail.

Just a few miles’ drive apart, these two very short nature trails visit an old-growth forest and a pioneer wagon road. The drive here is half the fun, looping through forgotten homestead valleys of the Coast Range. Take Highway 126 east ...

For the next hike, drive back ...

To drive back a different way, continue ...

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range.

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