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Beaver and Cattail Ponds Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

The Beaver and Cattail Ponds Trailhead (bobcat)
The swampy Cattail Pond Loop (bobcat)

Contents

Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

Drive I-5 south to Exit 228 for Highway 34, Lebanon, and Corvallis. Turn right after exiting onto Highway 34 for Linn-Benton Community College, Corvallis, and Oregon State University.

Go 9.8 miles and make a left turn at a traffic light for Philomath, Junction City, and the Oregon Coast.

Drive 0.6 miles, crossing the Willamette and Marys Rivers, and exit right for Junction City to join Highway 99W going south.

From the junction with 99W, it’s 12.0 miles south before you make a right turn onto Bruce Road at the Country Market.

Drive 1.9 miles on gravel to turn into the trailhead area on the right side of the road.

Other Notes

  • No fee
  • No dogs allowed
  • Restrooms near refuge entrance on Bruce Road
  • Interpretive signs
  • Obey wildlife refuge No Entry signs
  • Trails closed November 1st to March 31st

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Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

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