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Frenchmans Bar Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Beach and ship, Frenchmans Bar Park (bobcat)
Parking, Frenchmans Bar Park (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

  • Discover Pass required to park at Frenchmans Bar
  • Dogs on leash
  • Restrooms, picnic tables, playgrounds

Driving Directions

Drive I-5 north, and take Exit 1D for 4th Plain Boulevard.

After a long exit of 0.7 miles, turn left onto 4th Plain Boulevard.

Proceed 1.8 miles to merge with Lower River Road (Highway 501).

Go 3.2 miles, and turn left for Frenchmans Bar Park, keeping on Lower River Road.

After 0.7 miles, make a sharp right to stay on Lower River Road.

Continue another 1.1 miles, and turn left for Frenchmans Bar Park.

Proceed 0.3 miles, passing the entrance kiosk (Discover Pass required) to find a spot in one of the parking areas.


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