Description - Enjoy your drive through this scenic corridor surrounding Highway 18. If the time is right, get ready for some exciting for wildlife viewing. A weekday would be the most peaceful, and give you a chance to discover the old growth Douglas-fir trees along the Salmon River. Stay alert for salmon, deer and Roosevelt elk.
Copyright: Oregon State Parks
H.B. Van Duzer Forest State Scenic Corridor
- Along the way, there's a place to pull off, stretch your legs and enjoy lunch amid a captivating ancient forest. Exactly one mile east of the park entrance is a pull-out with a short trail leading to a swimming hole beneath more ancient trees.
Vital stats: There is no fee to use this park.
Recreation - This State Scenic Corridor offers opportunities for picnicking, fishing, viewing wildlife and viewing scenery.
Climate - The Oregon coast receives abundant rainfall, mostly between October and April. July and August bring the best chance for clear days. Summer temperatures are normally moderate and almost never hot. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent and does not stay on the ground for long.
OR 18, 15 mi. E of Lincoln City