The Trtek Trailhead to Chapman Landing segment of the Crown Zellerbach (Crown Z) Trail offers an easy walk through lowland fields and marshes, with extensive birdwatching and wildlife viewing opportunities.
Trtek Trailhead to Chapman Landing at a glance
What: hiking, bird watching, wildlife viewing, berry picking
Trip Reports: CZ Trail: Scappoose to Chapman Landing
Where: Trtek Trailhead (45.7611, -122.8697) is on NE Crown Zellerbach Logging Road 0.4 miles east of Hwy 30 in Scappoose, directly east of the intersection with West Lane Road. Chapman Landing Trailhead (45.7505,-122.8442) is on the intersection of E Columbia Road and Dike Road, 1.8 miles east of Hwy 30.
Driving route is in blue and the walking routes are in red. Thicker red is the Crown Z Trail while thinner line is the Columbia Commerce sidewalk.
Hiking: 3.8 miles to go from Trtek Trailhead through Chapman Landing Trailhead to the end of the trail and back. Part of the 25-mile long CZ Trail, with another 2.5 miles one-way in the opposite direction to get from the Trtek Trailhead to Pisgah Trailhead on the west side of Scappoose.
Notable Wildlife: Beaver, River Otter, Brush Rabbit, Bald Eagle, Osprey, other raptors, American Bittern, Virginia Rail, Sora, other wetland birds, Black-headed Grosbeak, Bullock’s Oriole, Western Painted Turtle, garter snakes
Property status: Columbia County Parks
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