The Mazamas offers a variety of classes for all ability levels. Learn new skills in mountaineering, rock climbing, first aid, ski mountaineering, and more.
The Little North Santiam River is a wonderland of ancient forest, deep green pools and lush moss. Start at the Little North Fork Trailhead and hike the trail up and over the bluffs above the river to trail's end at Shady Cove Campground. Then return on the same trail back to the trailhead. The Chemeketans, a Salem area hiking and climbing club, built this trail in the 1980s.
Nice Spring hike, 9 miles and 900ft elev gain, following the North Santiam river upstream and part two hiking 2 miles to Henline Falls passing Silver King Mine on the way. Dress for the weather warm clothing following the river.
|Driving Distance from Portland||160 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||2 hours|
|Distance - Round Trip||9 miles|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in one day|
|Interesting Features||Creek(s), Old Growth Trees|
|Relevant Books||101 Hikes in the Majestic Mount Jefferson Region, PDX Hiking 365|
|Awards Qualified||Waterfall Award|