Salmon River West Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This trail accesses the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness Area and travels through mossy old growth forest next to the wild and scenic Salmon River.  Chinook and Coho salmon, along with Steelhead, Rainbow and Cutthroat trout are found in the river.  There are several established campsites along the way making this trail an excellent choice for backpacking. Provides access to: Salmon River Trail (west access point to the Salmon River Trail). Provides parking for roughly 10 medium sized vehicles.

PICNIC TABLE, TOILET, INTERPERTIVE SIGN, GARBAGE CAN MAY15-OCT1

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day from May 15th to Oct. 1.
Permit Info: Wilderness Permits are required between May 15 and Oct 15.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply
Closest Towns: Welches, OR
Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

To reach Salmon River West trailhead From Portland, OR - Travel 17.3 miles east of Sandy on US Hwy 26. Turn right (south) on Salmon River road and follow it for 5 miles to the parking area. The Salmon River West trailhead is on the left (east) side of the road just north of the bridge.


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  Latitude : 
45.277819

  Longitude : 
-121.939783

 



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