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House Rock Campground to Santiam Wagon Road
This lovely trail follows the Santiam River, starting from House Rock Campground, heading to the Mountain House Trailhead and then back again. It follows a portion of the historic wagon toll trail that was built for commerce from Sweet Home over the pass to Central Oregon. The lushly moss-carpeted trail passes through old growth firs and ancient big leaf maples, and possibly some lingering wildflowers.
Hiking Distance: 5 miles RT.
Elevation Gain: 300 feet.
Driving Distance: 80 miles RT.
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Hiking Trip Ratings:
EASY: Maximum of 5 miles round trip, elevation gain less than 1000 feet
MÉDIUM: 6-10 miles round trip, elevation gain 1000-2000 feet
HARD: Long, difficult, and strenuous