South Breitenbush Gorge

Twin flower
  • Easy
  • 3.1 miles one way with shuttle, or
  • 6.2 miles round trip to Roaring Creek
  • 700 feet elevation gain
  • Open mid-March to mid-December

An easy walk through an old-growth forest, this hike follows the South Breitenbush River to a rocky narrows where the river churns through a 100-yard-long slot. If you shuttle a second car to the upper trailhead you can walk the path one-way. But you won’t regret walking both directions along this pleasant forest trail.

To start, drive …

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This chapter is an excerpt from 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Central Oregon Cascades.