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Stunning scenery, easy place to visit

As far as I can tell, there are private and resort cabins as well as campgrounds running the entire... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2013
Portland, Oregon
Metollius headwaters

It is worth checking out. It feels like virgin, sacred land. Someone has provided a nice platform... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2013
West Linn, Oregon
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Reviewed 31 May 2013

As far as I can tell, there are private and resort cabins as well as campgrounds running the entire length of the Metolius River. Despite this, it's as peaceful, beautiful and relaxing as can be. We also found well maintained and pretty flat hiking trails...More

Thank monkey_family4
Reviewed 26 May 2013

It is worth checking out. It feels like virgin, sacred land. Someone has provided a nice platform to allow all to see this amazing river at it's source.

Thank frack77
Reviewed 7 May 2013

The Metolius River is a gem. Crystal clear (and cold) water which flows from a huge spring (Head of the Metolius). That is a short walk off the road about 1/4 on a nicely paved path. For those who want more of a hike, drive...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2013

A nice place to visit. Very serene and comfortable. A bit expensive but a great get away. Picnic or stay either is great.

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 27 March 2013

This is a most unique and beautiful area anytime of year. We go in winter to see the snow, in fall to enjoy the quiet and hike, in spring & summer to hike, fish, camp. It is still unspoiled. The Camp Sherman Store is a...More

Thank Gunsonfam
Reviewed 11 March 2013

The river can be viewed at its emergence. It flows out of the ground. Origin is not known. Believed to be from the Cascades several miles away. The setting along the entire river is pristine, with minimal human impact. Mostly used for sight seeing and...More

Thank EBII
Reviewed 2 March 2013

A visit to the Metolius is always enjoyable, whether you are Fly Fishing, hiking, camping or photographing all the natural beauty. This river is born full grown straight out of the ground, a truly amazing thing to see at the headwaters where the river appears...More

Thank Lorenzo B
Reviewed 12 February 2013

Go to the headwates of the Metolius. Beautiful setting and worth seeing the river appear from under the rocks.

Thank sdrushella
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Good fly fishing year round if you are good. But the views and sounds can't be beat. Nice trail along the river and several cabins that are nice and not too expensive where you can enjoy the river on the coldest of days.

Thank JoyceannSunriver
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Living in Central Oregon, I was shocked when I first saw the Metolious and enjoyed a hike along it's beautiful blue waters! The green riverbank is a sharp contrast to the typical high-desert landscape. Beautiful river to hike along.

Thank JennaBean3
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13 February 2018|
Response from tcroasdaile | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot at the headwaters has a paved path down to the river.