River View Trail

Arthur Loeb State Park

Southern Oregon Coast + Rogue River, Oregon

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River View Trail


  • The trail starts right in the day use area next to the campground.- River View Trail
  • Fall color along the Chetco River.- River View Trail
  • Much of the trail is through dense woods.- River View Trail
  • River View Trail.- River View Trail
  • Several streams cross the trail.- River View Trail
  • Mushrooms are abundant.- River View Trail
Overview + Weather
Easy and flat. Beautiful forest trail. River views.
Some road noise.
Southern Oregon Coast + Rogue River, OR
Pets allowed: 
Net Elevation Gain: 
20.00 ft (6.10 m)
Parking Pass: 
Not Required
Preferable Season(s):
Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Suitable for: 
Total Distance: 
1.50 mi (2.41 km)
Trail type: 
Trailhead Elevation: 
100.00 ft (30.48 m)
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Hike Description

Hike Description

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This short, flat hike is not about big vistas or challenging climbs, but it still has a lot to offer to the hiker who can take it slowly and be observant. Much of the hike is along the Chetco River and through the marvelous myrtle wood trees that were the original impetus for preserving this tract of land as a park. The climate is wet and cool, providing a great environment for mushrooms, moss and ferns.

The trail starts at the day use area of Alfred Loeb State Park and follows the north bank of the river, crossing several small streams on the way, which add a little up and down to the walk. There are some nice specimens of the Oregon myrtle wood (Umellaularia Californica) along the way, with unusual branch formations and embedded with ferns. The trail ends at a road crossing, but the hike can continue on the Redwood Nature Trail loop across the road.

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