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Siuslaw National Forest

4077 Southwest Research Way, Corvallis, OR 97339
541 750 7000
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Ranked #4 of 13 Attractions in Corvallis
Type: Forests, National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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250 reviews 250 reviews
65 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had three days in Corvallis. Went to Marys Peak the first day and hiked to the top. Loved it so much we went back the last day to hike the Meadow Edge Trail from the Camp Ground to the Peak. We couldn't get over how beautiful the forest and the cloverleaf fields were. Ate a lot of hand-picked berries... More

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Corvallis, Oregon
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100 reviews 100 reviews
46 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

You can see Mt Hood and many others to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west and of course Corvallis down in the valley...each year the forest service has to replace trail signage due to vandals which is unfortunate...steep uphill gravel road hike to the top (or you can take side routes or longer routes)...definitely take an alternate... More

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Lebanon, Oregon
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This is a great place to find information about our Federal Forests. There are so many things to do that people don't even think about; hiking, sight-seeing, cutting wood, camping, looking for wild flowers and mushrooms, climbing trees, bird-watching. The Siuslaw National Forest Service office in Corvallis has maps and books and people who can personally give you information about... More

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Corvallis, Oregon
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

If you have time for only one thing to do in the Corvallis area and it's not raining or the middle of the night, drive and hike to the top of Mary's Peak. It's only 25 miles to the top and on a clear day you can see from Mt. Rainier (250 miles north) to Diamond Peak (150 miles South)... More

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Philomath, Oregon
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

There are trails, dirt roads, places to get away from town. There is a lot of poison oak and invasive blackberry too. I prefer to visit in the rain when there are few people in the woods. Find a deer trail and follow it.

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Eugene, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Siuslaw forest like all forests is one of a kind. centered along the central Oregon coast you don't have the steeper places like you do in the cascades or farther north but i's cool in the summer and has some wonderful hiden spots to explore.

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Eugene, Oregon
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

National forests are for mixed use. And hiking is a wonderful way to appreciate the nature of the area. There are trials for people of mixed abilities.

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Eugene, Oregon
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105 reviews 105 reviews
29 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

This is a well maintained National Forest, and that includes the roads. There are lots of opportunities for outdoor activities, including camping, fishing and hunting.

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Oregon Coast
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284 attraction reviews
2,059 helpful votes 2,059 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The Siuslaw National Forest covers many thousands of acres and stretches from the ocean inland up into the coastal mountain range. There is far more to it than just Mary's Peak, although that is a popular hiking spot for people from Corvallis. We live on the coast, and like to drive the many gravel roads that go through the SNF.... More

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Lynnwood, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

The drive up to Mary's Peak is a must detour anytime one is in the Corvallis area. Off Highway 34, it's about a 9 mile drive (all paved) to the top of the highest peak in the Coast Range. On a nice day, you can see for miles. We went on an interesting day. Leaving Corvallis, it was still dark... More

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