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Spring Valley Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Trailhead, Spring Valley State Park (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

Drive I-5 south and take Exit 263 for the Oregon Garden, Brooks, and Gervais. After exiting, turn right onto Brooklake Road for Willamette Mission State Park and Keizer.

Keep to Brooklake Road for 1.8 miles and come to a T-junction.

Turn right here onto Wheatland Road for the Wheatland Ferry and go 3.2 miles.

Turn left onto Matheny Road for the Wheatland Ferry, and proceed 0.5 miles to the ferry landing.

Take the Wheatland Ferry across the river ($2.00) and drive 1.1 miles to reach Highway 221 (Wallace Road).

Go left here for Lincoln and Salem, and drive 2.3 miles before turning left for Spring Valley/Willamette Greenway.

Continue 0.4 miles to the parking area near the river.


  • No park fees
  • $2.00 toll for the Wheatland Ferry (runs every day 5:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m. except Thanksgiving and Christmas)
  • Dogs on leash
  • Share trails with mountain bikes
  • Restrooms

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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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