Old Salmon River Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Old Salmon River Trailhead is the first pullout beyond the Forest boundary.  This trail is very kid-friendly.  Only 1.9 miles long, it parallels the wild and scenic Salmon River. Although this trail is near the road, the constant sound of the river, as well as the old growth features of the forest, make this one of the most outstanding hikes on the Zigzag District. Provides access to: Old Salmon River Trail #742A

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day from May 15th- Oct. 1.
Open Season: undefined - undefined
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Welches, OR
Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass may be used as a form of fee payment from May 15th through Oct. 1st.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Zig Zag Ranger Station

General Information


From Sandy, OR - follow US Hwy 26 17.3 miles east. Then turn south on Salmon River Road (Forest Road 2618) following it 2.6 miles to the 

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