Top Adventures in Idanha

  • Hike to the Boca Cave & Triangulation Peak

    Triangulation Peak, Spire Rock and Boca Cave TH #3372 The trail starts on level ground where you travel east along the top of the ridge. There are multiple trees that have fallen across the trail making the hike quite adventurous. Some trees you'l...

    4.7 miles 800 ft gain

  • Hike to Coffin Mountain Fire Lookout

    Coffin Mountain Fire Lookout is a beautiful day hike that takes you to its summit at 5771 feet elevation, covering roughly 1070 feet elevation gain. To get to the Coffin Mt. trailhead from Detroit OR, travel east on Highway 22 for approximately 19...

    3 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Soak at Breitenbush Hot Springs

    This hot springs are run by a collective, The Breitenbush Community, who run the conference center and lodging as well as maintain the hot springs. You can relax in these natural springs during the day from 9am-6pm. Be sure to call ahead of time t...

  • Hike to the Gold Butte Fire Lookout

    Gold Butte Fire Lookout is a real gem in the Willamette National Forest. At 4618 feet elevation, the nearby Cascade Mountain views are nothing short of spectacular! At the summit, sits a L-4 Ground Structure Type Fire Lookout that was built in1934...

    3.2 miles 800 ft gain

  • Hike to Dome Rock via the Upper Trailhead

    From Highway 22 at the Breitenbush River Bridge, in Detroit, turn north on to French Creek Rd. Drive up French Creek about 7.7 miles to the Upper TH #3379/3381 to Dome Rock and Tumble Lake. The trail can be found on the left side of the road and i...

    3 miles

  • Hike to Battle Ax Mountain in Oregon

    With no officially marked trailhead, this hike begins slightly west of Elk Lake in Marion County. Take Highway 22 to Detroit, OR. East of the bridge over Breitenbush River, turn onto (FR) Forest Road 46, with signs pointing to Breitenbush River. A...

  • Backpack to Hunt's Cove

    This loop through the Pamelia Lake Limited Entry Area is one of the premier backpacking trips in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness. The trail offers sustained up-close views of Mount Jefferson and several lookout points provide panoramic views of th...

    17 miles 2900 ft gain

  • Hike Grizzly Peak

    After leaving your car at the Pamelia Lake trailhead, hike 2.3 miles along the trail following Pamelia Creek. The Grizzly Peak trailhead will be on the right just before the lake, which you should check out before or after your hike up to Grizzly ...

    10 miles

  • Hike up the South Slopes of Mount Jefferson

    Set out from Pamelia Lake Trailhead through dense old growth forest. You'll see giant cedars, mixed firs and stunning mountain streams carving their way thru very green forest. After a couple miles, you'll reach Pamelia Lake. This is a great place...

    15 miles 7400 ft gain

  • Backpacking to Russell Lake

    This hike begins 7.5 miles down Whitewater Road at the Whitewater Trailhead, about 10 miles east of Detroit Lake. The road is bumpy, but can be navigated at slow speeds, even without four-wheel drive. Make sure to fill out a wilderness pass once y...

    12 miles 1800 ft gain

  • Hike Natural Rock Arch Trail

    The Santiam Forest is well known for its many beautiful spots, but this one is fairly uncommon. It's likely you will be the only person out here. Since it's such a short hike, just about a mile round trip, you could easily make it a pit stop on yo...

    0.6 miles 460 ft gain

  • Hike the Middle Pyramid

    The Three Pyramids, half as tall as the better-known Three Sisters, are beautiful U-shaped glacial valleys, remnants of the Ice Age.To reach the top of Middle Pyramid, leave from the #3380 trailhead at the west end of the parking area. Early on th...

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Idanha, Oregon

      Santiam Flats Campground

      Overview Santiam Flats Campground rests on the shores of the sparkling Detroit Lake. Visitors enjoy fishing, boating on the lake, and hiking on the nearby Stahlman Point Trail.Recreation Sailing, b...

    • Idanha, Oregon

      Whispering Falls Campground

      Overview Whispering Falls Campground is an excellent outdoor retreat designed for campers more interested in a remote experience. Guests are greeted with grand, mature cedars and Douglas fir trees ...

    • Detroit, Oregon

      Cove Creek

      Overview Cove Creek Campground rests on the shores of Detroit Lake at an elevation of 1,600 feet. Campsites are surrounded by towering trees, which create a secluded atmosphere. Visitors enjoy expl...

    • Idanha, Oregon

      Fox Creek Group Camp

      Overview Fox Creek Group Camp is situated in a large, open area surrounded by dense forest near the point where Fox Creek flows into the Breitenbush River. Campers are sure to enjoy the variety of ...

    • Idanha, Oregon

      Humbug Campground

      Overview Humbug Campground is surrounded by old-growth forest, and during the months of May through July, the rhododendrons bloom in a spectacular show of pink blossoms. Recreation in the area is ...

    • Detroit, Oregon

      Hoover Campground

      Overview Hoover Campground rests on the shores of the sparkling Detroit Lake. The area is covered with towering trees, making for secluded, peaceful camping spots. Visitors enjoy fishing, boating o...

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