Siuslaw Ridge Trails

(from Whittaker Creek)
3.1-mile loop
800 feet elevation gain

Moderate (from Clay Creek)
2 miles round trip
600 feet elevation gain

Left: Whittaker Ridge viewpoint.
Below: Bridge at Whittaker Creek campground.

These two Coast Range trails climb through patches of old-growth forest to ridgetop viewpoints. Though the paths are 16 miles apart, they both start at little-known campgrounds on the same paved backroad.

Drive Highway 126 west of Eugene ...

For the next hike, drive back to ...

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

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