Siuslaw Ridge Trails
Whittaker Ridge viewpoint
- Moderate (from Whittaker Creek)
- 3.1-mile loop
- 800 feet elevation gain
- Moderate (from Clay Creek)
- 2 miles round trip
- 600 feet elevation gain
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.
Bridge at Whittaker Creek campground