House Rock Day Use Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

House Rock Day Use Area is located at the confluence of Sheep Creek and the South Santiam River in an old growth grove. Visitors enjoy hiking the House Rock Trail, which starts at the day-use area. Part of the trail shares paths with the historic Santiam Wagon Road, a trail used to transport livestock east across the Cascade Mountains to central Oregon's grasslands.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 7:00am to 7:00 pm, daily
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees No Fee
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Sweet Home, OR
Operated By: Linn County Parks & Recreation
Information Center: Sweet Home Ranger Station

General Information


GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
44.39361, -122.24389
44°23'37"N, 122°14'38"W

From Sweet Home, follow Highway 20 east for 26 miles to Forest Road 2044 and turn right. Follow Forest Road 2044 for a half mile and turn right, then drive for another quarter mile. Access from House Rock Campground across the Sheep Creek bridge.

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  Elevation : 
1800 feet