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Tillamook State Forest

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Gems in Tillamook State Forest - 1

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gem Favorite A woman with a backpack stands on the edge of a rocky cliff with a forested mountain range extending off in the distance beyond and in front of her.

Cedar Butte Ledge

(1) Rockawa…, OR

Recommended Routes in Tillamook State Forest - 6

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Favorite Great views
Intermediate/Difficult

Gales Creek - Storey Burn Trail Loop

7.5 mi 12.0 km 1,455' Up 443.56 m Up 1,455' Down 443.49 m Down

Banks, OR
Favorite You'll know you have made it when you see the sign.
Difficult

Elk and Kings Mountain Loop

10.1 mi 16.3 km 3,576' Up 1089.88 m Up 3,575' Down 1089.69 m Down

Banks, OR
Favorite A log bridge crosses a clear stream under a canopy of red alders.
Intermediate/Difficult

Historic Hiking Trail Loop

8.0 mi 12.8 km 1,071' Up 326.42 m Up 1,075' Down 327.58 m Down

Banks, OR
Favorite You'll know you have made it when you see the sign.
Difficult

Elk Mountain Out-and-Back

2.7 mi 4.3 km 1,944' Up 592.56 m Up 1,944' Down 592.41 m Down

Banks, OR
Favorite A wooden sign says "Elk Creek Trail" next to a trail that goes along a stream, which has a bridge across it.
Very Difficult

Elk Mountain to Elk Creek Loop

8.0 mi 12.8 km 2,594' Up 790.74 m Up 2,622' Down 799.17 m Down

Banks, OR
Favorite Diamond Mill Footbridge over the Wilson River, a wooden arch suspension bridge.
Intermediate/Difficult

Wilson River Trail: Kings Mtn Trailhead to Jones Creek Trailhead

7.4 mi 12.0 km 1,521' Up 463.52 m Up 1,677' Down 511.13 m Down

Banks, OR

Tillamook State Forest Running

  • 115 Miles 185 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 15 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 7 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Tillamook State Forest - 21

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0.7 mi 1.2 km #1Cedar Butte Trail
Difficult
Bay City, OR
Difficult
Bay City, OR
4.5 mi 7.2 km #2Wilson River Wagon Road Trail
Intermediate
Banks, OR
Intermediate
Banks, OR
23.5 mi 37.7 km #3Wilson River Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Banks, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Banks, OR
9.9 mi 15.9 km #4Gales Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Banks, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Banks, OR
2.3 mi 3.6 km #5Gravelle Brothers Trail
Intermediate
Banks, OR
Intermediate
Banks, OR
2.2 mi 3.5 km #6Triple C Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Banks, OR
Easy/Intermediate
Banks, OR
3.9 mi 6.3 km #7Elk Mountain Trail
Difficult
Banks, OR
Difficult
Banks, OR
3.1 mi 4.9 km #8Step Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Banks, OR
Easy/Intermediate
Banks, OR
1.7 mi 2.8 km #9Nels Rogers Trail
Intermediate
Banks, OR
Intermediate
Banks, OR
3.5 mi 5.6 km #10Kings Mountain Trail
Difficult
Banks, OR
Difficult
Banks, OR

Photos of Tillamook State Forest - 36

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A log bridge crosses a clear stream under a canopy of red alders.
Aug 20, 2020 near Banks, OR
Spring 3-23-2021
Mar 29, 2021 near Banks, OR
University Falls tumbles over a stepped rock face onto a pile of huge logs, surrounded by moss and red alder.
Aug 20, 2020 near Banks, OR
Kilchis Falls drops in a misty veil from a height of perhaps 30 feet, hitting a ledge about halfway down and falling again into a shallow pool, surrounded by greenery.
Aug 20, 2020 near Rockawa…, OR
View from the top of Cedar Butte, trees and mountains extending away into the distance.
Aug 20, 2020 near Rockawa…, OR
Bridge Creek Falls waterfall in early spring.
Aug 19, 2020 near Bay City, OR
Bridge Creek Waterfall in early spring sunshine.
Aug 19, 2020 near Bay City, OR
Lester Creek Falls from across the Wilson River.
Aug 5, 2020 near Rockawa…, OR