Monthly Archives: July 2010

Skinnydipping in the Salmonberry

Yesterday I reconnoitered the western end of the Salmonberry River railroad corridor, which can be accessed by road from Elsie. For 12 miles this scenic back road (with vicious potholes at the southern end) follows the Nehalem River down to … Continue reading

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The path least taken

Welcome to Forest Hiker! This site is a paean to the beauty of Oregon’s coastal mountains and the unintended consequence of my frequent rambles along the miles of undocumented forest roads, overgrown “skidder tracks” and single file elk tracks that … Continue reading

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