Best trails in Santiam State Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Santiam State Forest , Oregon? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, forest trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Santiam State Forest ranging from 1 to 3.4 miles and from 1,053 to 1,886 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Abiqua Falls Trail
Santiam State Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h 5 m
Parking: Parking is located in small nooks along the single lane dirt road. If parking where this page directs you, you’ll be walking along the road for the majority of the hike. If you have an SUV/4WShow more
#2 - Shellburg and Stassel Falls Trail
Santiam State Forest
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 7 m
Easy to moderate hike to two waterfalls in the Santiam Foothills. At Shellburg Falls you can walk behind the waterfall. Please note you will have to cross private property to enter the hiking area. AShow more
#3 - Butte Creek Falls Trail
Santiam State Forest
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 32 m
As of May 2020, both the West and East roads to the trailhead are closed to vehicles due to COVID-19. You will need to park about 1.8 miles from the trailhead on the East side, on the small parking puShow more
#4 - Rocky Top Trail
Santiam State Forest
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 58 m
Rocky Top Trail is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Gates, Oregon that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is bShow more
#5 - Wild Boar Trail via Magic Trail
Santiam State Forest
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Wild Boar Trail via Magic Trail is a 3.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Gates, Oregon that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers aShow more
#6 - Wild Boar Trail
Santiam State Forest
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
Wild Boar Trail is a 2.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Gates, Oregon that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activShow more