The Scappoose 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.
Scappoose Trailhead to Chapman Landing at a glance
What: hiking, bird watching, wildlife viewing, berry picking
Where: Scappoose 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 Dike Road and E Columbia Road.
Hiking: 3.8 miles to go from Scappoose Trailhead to the Chapman Landing 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 Scappoose Trailhead to Pisgah Trailhead on the west side of Scappoose.
Trip Reports: CZ Trail: Scappoose to Chapman Landing
Notable Wildlife: Beaver, 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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