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Sulphur Springs Road Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

The Sulphur Springs Road Trailhead, McDonald Research Forest (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

Drive I-5 south, and take Exit 234B for Albany and Highway 99E.

After exiting, make a right onto SE Albany Avenue for East Albany, and go 0.1 miles.

At an intersection, turn left onto Salem Avenue, and proceed 1.3 miles to a roundabout.

Turn right at the roundabout onto Main Street, and drive 0.1 miles.

Turn left onto 1st Avenue, and continue 0.7 miles.

Make a right onto Lyons Street for Highway 20W, Corvallis, and Newport, and proceed 5.1 miles, crossing the Willamette River.

Turn right onto Granger Avenue for Lewisburg, and go 2.5 miles to reach Highway 99E.

Cross Highway 99, and continue another 1.4 miles on Lewisburg Road.

Make a right onto Sulphur Springs Road, and follow this road 2.8 miles over Lewisburg Saddle to the junction with Soap Creek Road.

Stay left here, and proceed 0.7 miles on gravel to orange gates on Roads 700 (left) and Road 720 (right). Park off to the side without blocking the gates or the road. Do not drive past the gate even if it’s open!

Other Notes

  • Forest closed 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
  • Working forest: There may be logging activity and vehicles during the week
  • Information kiosk with brochure/map
  • Share trails/roads with mountain bikers
  • Free Starker Forests permits can be obtained from their office at 7240 SW Philomath Boulevard, Corvallis between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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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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