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Beaver Creek Trailhead (Brian Booth)

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Trailhead at the Beaver Creek Visitor Center, Brian Booth State Park (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees, Regulations, Facilities

  • No fees
  • Dogs on leash
  • Visitor center open 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily
  • Restrooms and picnic area at visitor center
  • Beaver Marsh Trail closed during the wet months

Driving Directions

From Portland:

Drive I-5 South to Exit 278 for Donald and Aurora.

After exiting, turn right onto Ehlen Road, which becomes Yergen Road, and drive 3.6 miles.

At a crossroads, continue straight on McKay Road for 3.4 miles.

At the T-junction with Highway 219, turn right, and proceed 3.1 miles, crossing the Willamette River.

Turn left onto the Newberg/Dundee Bypass, and go 4.2 miles.

Bear right at the merge with Highway 99W, and drive another 3.2 miles.

Then turn left onto Highway 18 for Dayton and the Oregon Coast. Keep on Highway 18 for 52.1 miles.

Before Highway 101, there’s a junction where cars going north peel off to the right for Neskowin and Tillamook. Drive 0.7 more miles and merge with Highway 101 South.

Drive 38.7 miles through Lincoln City and then Newport, crossing the Yaquina Bay Bridge. Turn left after entering Brian Booth State Park onto North Beaver Creek Road.

Drive 1.0 miles to a junction.

Keep left, and drive 0.3 miles before turning right into the parking area near the visitor center.

There's another trailhead (the Kayak Slough Trailhead) about 225 yards farther up Beaver Creek Road on your right.

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