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


Opal Lake Trailhead

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

This trailhead provides access to Opal Lake Trail #3372

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Beachie Creek Fire Closures in effect
Permit Info: Wilderness self issue permit needed.
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information


Access 1: From Salem, Oregon, travel east on Highway 22 for 49.5 miles and turn left onto French Creek Road (Forest Road 2223). Continue approximately 5 miles to the junction with Forest Road 2207 and turn right. Continue on Forest Road 2207 approximately 9 miles to the Opal Lake Trailhead on the right.

Access 2: From Detroit, Oregon, head west on Highway 22 just across the Breitenbush Bridge turn right up French Creek Road (Forest Road 2223), travel up Forest Road 2223 to the Forest Road 2207 junction and veer right onto Forest Road 2207. Follow Forest Road 2207 for 5 miles, trailhead is on the right.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



Show detail SHOW

Related Information

Areas & Activities



  Latitude : 

  Longitude :