North Fork Smith Trail #1351

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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: 11/22/2019: Repairs have been competed on the landslide below lower Kentucky Falls. Trail was maintained summer 2019. Expect storm debris on trails during Fall & Winter Months. *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
Busiest Season: Summer
Water: No
Restroom: No
Information Center: Oregon Dunes NRA Visitor Center

General Information


Access from North Fork Smith Trailhead


 Trail Map (Geospatial PDF ~ 1.8 mb)

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  Area/Length : 
6.5 miles one way

  Elevation : 
380 feet up to 900 feet