Salmon River Trail
- Easy (to Rolling Riffle Camp)
- 4.0 miles round trip
- 200 feet elevation gain
- Open all year
- Moderate (to canyon viewpoint)
- 7.2 miles round trip
- 900 feet elevation gain
This popular portion of the Salmon River Trail begins with a riverside stroll among huge old-growth trees. After 2 miles, the path leaves the river and climbs to a bluff with a view of the Salmon River’s rugged upper canyon. Inaccessible waterfalls roar far below. Backpackers or hardy day hikers can continue on a demanding 15.7-mile loop to the Devils Peak lookout tower.
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If you’d like to tackle the difficult, 15.7-mile loop to …
This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Northwest Oregon & Southwest Washington.