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You can see the origin of this Wild and Scenic River at an overlook where the water pours out of the side of Black Butte, and then go into Camp Sherman to pick up a hiking trail that takes you along the spring fed river...More
This is a wild river and it is beautifully preserved.
The hiking along the river is some of our favorite terrain. Beautifully forested, soft duff trail right along the shore.
Even if you don't fish ( and we don't) this is still a wonderful place...More
Hiking along the Metolius River after a light snowfall is magical. There is a nice out and back four mile walk starting at the Camp Sherman general store. Well marked paths. Great views of the forest and Black Butte.
Every time I come to Central Oregon I always stop here, as I have been doing for over 30 years. Its a serene place, beautiful and well maintained. Oh and if you bring peanuts the chipmunks will literally come out and take them from your...More
We went to the head of the Metolius River which flows out of a hillside. From the parking lot it is a relatively short walk along a paved path. There is no access to the river itself from this location. To get to the water...More
Well this place was fun, after parking your car at the head of the Mitolius, there is a short walk to the actual head of the river that comes from the center of the Earth. You can see all these chipmunks in the summer playing...More