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Alder Springs Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

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Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

  • Wilderness passes required. Drop box is available.

Driving Directions

From Portland, take I-5 south. At Springfield, take exit 194A and take OR 126 east towards Springfield. Follow 126 48 miles, then take a right on OR 242. Follow 242 about ten miles to the Alder Springs Campground. The trail to Linton Lake is across the road. There are bathrooms.

Other Notes

OR 242 is closed during the winter months.

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