North Fork Smith Trail #1351
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
|Current Conditions:||8/16/2022: Trail has been cleared for three miles from NF Smith Trailhead to 2nd Large bridge. Trail is challenging with large trees down and a couple of land-slides impacting the trail between Lower Kentucky Falls and the 3.5 mile mark from NF Smith TH. *Caution: NF Smith River trails is in a remote setting with steep sections and uneven surface. Plan ahead and use caution by carrying extra water, food and warm clothing & Map and compass.|
|Best Season:||Spring through Fall|
|Information Center:||Oregon Dunes NRA Visitor Center|
Access from North Fork Smith Trailhead
Trail Map (Geospatial PDF ~ 1.8 mb)
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|Difficulty Level:||Intermediate to Difficult|
Viewing PlantsOld growth Douglas-fir
Viewing SceneryConnects to Kentucky Falls Trail