Row River Trail
Eugene District | OR
Season Dates: 1/1 - 12/31
Fees: No fees associated with this site.
TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF ONE SEGMENT OF THE ROW RIVER TRAIL Starting on Monday, August 31st there will be a temporary trail closure to complete a segment of construction along the Row River National Recreation Trail. The closure will be at milepost 4 on the Row River Road. The work is expected to be completed by Friday, September 4th. Visitors to the Row River National Recreation Trail should expect reroutes and short temporary closures up to 5 days during the summer of 2015. Safety improvements are being made to the trail. More information and a map of the trail areas affected can be found at the "In the Spotlight" section located on the home page for the Eugene District. Click on the appropriate News Release.
Bicyclists, hikers, and equestrians may enjoy the numerous lakeside vistas and historic covered bridges along the Row River Trail. This 17-mile paved rails-to-trails route begins in downtown Cottage Grove and ends in Culp Creek, a few miles to the north of the Sharps Creek Recreation Site.
The best access is at the Mosby Creek Trailhead. From I-5 in Cottage Grove take exit 174 and turn east on Row River Road. Follow Row River Road for one mile and turn right on Currin Conn Road, which connects you to Mosby Creek Road. Turn left and follow Mosby Creek Road two miles to Layng Road. Turn left and the trailhead will be immediately on your left. Parking, restrooms, and an informational kiosk are available at the trailhead.
Parking is also available at Dorena Dam, Row Point, Harms Park, and Bake Stewart Park. Click on the brochure to view a map of these locations.
The trail is also part of the recently designated Covered Bridges State Scenic Bikeway. For more information, visit the following site: http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/BIKE/Pages/CBSB_main.aspx.