This trail takes you on a journey through a temperate rainforest, winding through stands of majestic old growth trees along the North Fork Smith River.
At a Glance
09/12/2106: Trail has been cleared of downed logs and brush from Trailhead to 4.5 mile mark. First large bridge is still washed out, river can be crossed on foot during low water flow times. Currently passable.
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Siuslaw NF does not have multiday backpacking opportunities due to relatively short lengths of the trail system.
Beach Access Limited to Protect Snowy Plovers March 15 - Sept 15
Beach access near plover nesting areas is limited during their breeding season, March 15 - September 15. In these areas, dry sand beach is CLOSED to entry. Within most plover nesting areas, dogs (on and off leash), kites (including drones), motorized vehicles, non-motorized vehicles (including bicycles) are prohibited in both dry and wet sand beach.
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