Whitewater Trailhead

  

Trailhead for Whitewater Trail #3429 which enters Mount Jefferson Wilderness.

Triangulation Trail #3373

Triangulation Peak Trail #3374

Cheat Creek Trail #3441

Crag Trail #3364

and the Pacific Crest Trail #2000

can all be accessed from this trailhead.

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day
Permit Info: A separate self-issue Wilderness Permit is needed to access the wilderness.
Restrictions:
Closest Towns: Idanha and Detroit, Oregon
Water: Water from streams should be filtered.
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment. 
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

From Detroit, OR travel southeast on ​North Santiam Highway for about 10 miles then go left on Forest Road 2243 (Whitewater Road) and travel about 7.5 miles to the trailhead and parking area.


Parking:

25 vehicles 

For safety purposes do not park vehicles on both sides of parking area beyond the restroom.  

There is a wide spot 100 yards before the parking area for trailers.  Do not park trailers past the last main curve of the road before the parking area.  Vehicle turn around with a trailer is difficult.


Activities


Hiking

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