North Fork Smith Trailhead


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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open.
Open Season: All Year
Water: No
Restroom: No

Recreation pass or fee required? NO

Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Visitor Center

General Information


From Reedsport, OR:
Go north on Hwy 101 across bridge then make immediate right onto Road #48 (Lower Smith River Road). Go 15.9 miles then turn left onto 48A North Fork Rd. Go 10.6 miles, then turn right onto Road #23. Continue to the trailhead on the left.

From Eugene, OR:
Take Highway 126 west for 33.0 miles. Between mileposts 26 and 27, turn south at “Whittaker Cr. Rec. Area” sign. In 1.6 miles, turn right across a bridge at another Whittaker Creek sign. Follow this road for 1.5 miles, then fork to the left onto Dunn Ridge Road. Continue for 7.0 miles to a T-shaped junction at the end of the pavement. Turn left on Knowles Creek Road and continue for 2.7 miles. Turn right onto Road # 23. Continue to the trailhead.


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