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Santiam Foothills Hikes

Collection of waterfall and viewpoint hikes along the north and south forks of the Santiam River.
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Difficulty: Unknown
Duration: Unknown

Overview:  In this area you will find beautiful waterfall hikes, including Silver Falls State Parks. Hike along either the north or south fork... more »

Tips:  Both Hwy 22 to the north and Hwy 20 to the south connect in the West to I-5. The two highways eventually connect just south of Mt... more »

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South Fork Santiam, Oregon, United States
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.1 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Short easy hike to Lower Soda Falls. Nice large campground and wading in the South Santiam River.
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Salem, Oregon, United States
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.1 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Easy hike through Douglas Fir and Hemlock to Henline Falls and remnants of old mining from the 1930's.
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South Fork Santiam, Oregon, United States
Rating: 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 5.5 miles
Duration: Half day
Iron Mountain is the crown jewel of the Santiam Foothills. Views of all the large mountains in the Cascade range.
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South Fork Santiam, Oregon, United States
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 1.6 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Easy hike along McDowell Creek with lower and upper views of Royal Terrace Falls & Majestic Falls.
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Sweet Home, Oregon, United States
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 1.3 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
A nice swimming hole with an easy trail, but driving to the trail head is difficult.
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South Fork Santiam, Oregon, United States
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 6.6 miles
Duration: Half day
This difficult hike to Rooster Rock (popular with rock climbers) provides a view of the entire South Santiam Canyon
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South Fork Santiam, Oregon, United States
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 5.1 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Beautiful hike along an old wagon road on the Santiam River includes a giant rock, a cave, a waterfall, and a campground
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Salem, Oregon, United States
Rating: 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 4.6 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Easy hike to two waterfalls in the Santiam Foothills. At Shellburg Falls you can walk behind the waterfall.