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Alsea Falls Recreation Area

Salem District  |  OR

Season Dates:  April 29 - October 30

Fees:  Camping $12/single campsite, $20/group campsite, $5/additional vehicles, $3/vehicle for picnic area

Beginning May 16, 2016, portions of the Fall Creek Mountain Bike Trail System will temporarily close to ensure the safety of the public during active timber operations. The temporary closure will be in effect Mondays through Fridays. See Alternative Route Map link to the left. The entire Fall Creek Mountain Bike Trail System will be open to hiking and biking on Saturdays and Sundays.

Alsea Falls is a First Come-First Serve campground. No reservations for single campsites. The group campsite is available for reservations on a first come-first serve basis ONLY through a special recreation permit by calling Deb Drake 503-375-5667. Allow three weeks to process the permit

Alsea Falls Recreation Area is nestled along the South Fork Alsea River National Back Country Byway, between the small communities of Alsea and Alpine. The Alsea Falls Recreation Area offers 16 overnight camp sites and 22 day use sites along the pristine South Fork Alsea River that is located in a lush coastal forest. The campground offers potable water, tent pads, fire rings, picnic tables, and vault toilets. The day use area offers potable water, BBQ grills, picnic tables, and vault toilets. The Alsea Falls Recreation Area also offers hiking trails that will provide you with a scenic hike through the forest and several waterfalls.

The Alsea Falls Trail System and Fall Creek Trailhead is located within minutes from the campground by bike. For more information, please look at the links to the right or call 503-375-5646.

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Additional Information:

No Equestrian
Natural Surface
Trail Length
6 miles total


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East access: From Corvallis, take Hwy 99W south 15 miles. Turn west on Alpine Road and drive to the town of Alpine. Continue along Alpine Road 9 miles to Alsea Falls Campground. Just past campground, turn left on Fall Creek Road.

West access: travel Hwy 34 south from Philomath to the town Alsea. Turn south, travel on Alsea Deadwood Hwy 1 mile to the South Fork Road which then connects with the South Fork Alsea Access Road. Just past the Alsea Falls picnic area, turn right on paved Fall Creek Road.

Contact Information

1717 Fabry Rd. SE
Salem, OR 97306

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