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    Lower Brookbank, Upper Brookbank, Upper Red Onion Loop

    Difficulty
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    Moderate
    Duration
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    2.5-3.5h
    Distance
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    8.9 km
    Elevation
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    374 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    The Lower Brookbank, Upper Brookbank, and Upper Red Onion Loop is a hike that makes use of three different trails between the Dry Lake Hills and Elden Mountain and T V Hill. This hike mixes a bit of light elevation gain with pleasant views of the mountains and hills that immediately surround you here. This trail is a bit rocky, so you’ll want sturdy boots. Expect light traffic on this hike.

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    Route Description for Lower Brookbank, Upper Brookbank, Upper Red Onion Loop

    The Lower Brookbank, Upper Brookbank, Upper Red Onion Loop is a less-traveled but rewarding adventure that leads you between the Dry Lake Hills and Little Elden/Elden Mountains and T V Hill. This hike shows off the nearby mountains and the beauty of the forest. Dogs on leash are welcome.

    You’ll want to wear sturdy boots for this hike since the trail is quite rocky. Additionally, some of the junctions in this area aren’t marked well, so a GPS route can help you find your way if needed.

    From the trailhead, follow the Elden Lookout Road to the trail split. Stay left onto Brookbank Trail, making a gradual almost-loop around the hill east of the lake. Continue on Brookbank Trail until it turns into Sunset Trail, then take a right onto Upper Red Onion. With no onions in sight, you’ll gradually descend down onto Upper Oldham Trail, which takes you back to the starting point.

    Getting to the Lower Brookbank, Upper Brookbank, Upper Red Onion Loop Trailhead

    The trailhead for Lower Brookbank, Upper Brookbank, Upper Red Onion Loop is on the Elden Lookout Road.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground

      No

    • When to do

      April-November

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Older Children only

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Low

    • Route Type

      Lollipop

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