Drift Creek South

Drift Creek

  • Difficult
  • 6 miles round trip
  • 1300 feet elevation loss

Overhung with mossy bigleaf maples, Drift Creek meanders through the densely forested canyons of the Coast Range’s largest wilderness area. For the least difficult route to the creek, hike the Harris Ranch Trail down to an ancient homestead meadow in a creek bend. The hike back to your car is all uphill, so save some energy for the home stretch.

To start, drive …

The hike begins along an old …

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