All recreation offerings across the Willamette National Forest are currently closed including campgrounds, day use areas, trails, boat ramps and more. Forest Service roads are closed to the public across the Willamette National Forest unless you are vacating the Forest


South Breitenbush Gorge Trailhead

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

Trailhead for South Breitenbush Gorge Trail #3366. See trail page for more information

At a Glance

Current Conditions:

New for 2021, trails in Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Washington, and Three Sisters Wilderness Areas will require a Central Cascades Wilderness Permit for overnight use and some will require one for day-use. Learn more.

Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Weed Free Feed Required
Closest Towns: Detroit, OR
Water: No potable water
Information Center: Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Highway SE
Detroit, OR 97342

General Information


Access 1: 3 vehicles

Access 2: 4 vehicles

Access 3: 30 vehicles


From Detroit, Oregon turn left onto Breitenbush Road (Highway 46), travel for 11.5 milesto the junction with Forest Service Road 4685, turn right on FS Road 4685.

Access #1 is 1/2 mile up FS Road 4685. Access #2 is 2 miles up FS Road 4685 at Roaring Creek.

The third access point is the South Breitenbush Trail trailhead - 2 miles past access #2.

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