Stahlman Point Trail #3449

North Santiam River from Stahlman Point

Trail meanders through younger Douglas-fir forest with occasional views of Detroit Reservoir as you near the end of the trail. There are several Osprey nest in the area and the Osprey can often be seen hovering above. Trail ends at former lookout site, overlooking the reservoir and the towns of Detroit and Idanha, and providing a nice view of Mt. Jefferson to the southeast.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Although open, this trail is in an area impacted by the Beachie Creek and & Lionshead Fires. Before visiting areas affected by wildfire, make sure to review the 4 Steps for Safety for recreating in burned areas.

Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Special regulations are in place to help protect this area and preserve the experience for you and for future visitors, including dispersed camping restrictions.
Closest Towns: Detroit, Oregon
Water: None
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information


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General Notes:

Map of Stahlman trail

Last 200 feet are steep and rocky, watch your footing. Children and pets should be closely supervised at lookout site.

Close to:


4 - 6 vehicles

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



  Area/Length : 
2.5 miles

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  Elevation : 
1700 feet - 3000 feet