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Bike trip

Stayed at the Schwarz Campground, 5 miles east of Cottage Grove, OR, and biked the Row River Trail... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Greg K
Portland, Oregon
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Scenic Trail

Did the whole trail out and back from Cottage Grove. Also made sure to see the 3 covered bridges... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the Schwarz Campground, 5 miles east of Cottage Grove, OR, and biked the Row River Trail over two days with my 16 year old son. Best paved bike trail we’ve ever been on! We saw all six Covered Bridges of Cottage Grove, using...More

Thank Greg K
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Did the whole trail out and back from Cottage Grove. Also made sure to see the 3 covered bridges along the way. Dorena bridge requires a short road ride, but not difficult. Riding along the lake was nice too. Many marked uneven spots on the...More

Thank fourknees
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This trail is paved for miles. We rode up to the lake. Right next to this bridge is a covered bridge to see. I would highly recommend riding Bikes on this trail. I want to do it again soon. Very scenic.

1  Thank daphne b
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We drove the route of the six covered bridges in Cottage Grove. Very pleasant and beautiful country side. The bridges are impressive and two can be driven through. It's a fun drive and provides some pretty photo opportunities.

1  Thank ranger4441
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I've biked this trail a couple of times & always come away wondering why I don't drive the 90 minutes from my home more often. The trail is well maintained & beautiful. Not too difficult for even more "mature" cyclists - although we did get...More

1  Thank Jody T
Reviewed 11 October 2017

well kept, well signed trail which takes you as far as you want to go. Road crossings well signed, very well maintained trail for walking, cycling or just sitting at lookout points.

Thank Kat R
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

It is easy to find 4-5 covered bridges in Cottage Grove, Oregon. Look up on maps app in phone. All are on side of road for pedestrian use only. Like us, you may be the only ones there. If you're above a stream look for...More

1  Thank IndySoxMurphy
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We hoped to find some good biking trails during our trip, but this was wonderful. We really stumbled on this as our reason in Cottage Grove for staying was really a local winery. But our hotel informed us of this trail. Our hotel was close...More

Thank kwerner27
Reviewed 5 September 2017

see a very rustic river and a lot of pretty wilderness as well as an old bridge crossing the row river

Thank ken m
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We rented bikes from Rainy Peak Bike Shop on Main St, walked them 3 blocks to the trailhead, the road to Mile 9 Harm Park, the returned. Covered Bridges, scenic Dorena Lake....and do not miss the official looking yellow diamond warning sign about Sasquatch along...More

1  Thank Dennyglo
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Jeffery S
16 July 2018|
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Response from daphne b | Reviewed this property |
We started across the street from Walmart to head up to the lake. It's just a sidewalk along the road. If you want to see covered bridges in town you will ride the trail behind Walmart.
Keri W
12 February 2017|
Response from Theresa A | Reviewed this property |
Okay, I tried to give you an online address for info but apparently that's not allowed. So! Google Row River Trail info and you will find what you need. Hope it helps! cheers, Terri
5 July 2016|
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Response from Volunteer82 | Reviewed this property |
One can certainly drive to one of many parking areas and get out and walk . This allows one to walk any lenght of this trail. We park at a park at the intersection of Mosby Creek Road and Lang Road and there is a covered... More