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Shellburg and Stassel Falls

Easy hike to two waterfalls in the Santiam Foothills. At Shellburg Falls you can walk behind the waterfall.
Rating: 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 4.6 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  The Shellburg Falls Recreation Area is located near Lyons, Oregon in the Santiam State Forest and is managed by the Oregon Department ... more »

Tips:  From Salem drive 25 miles east to Lyons, Oregon. Once reaching Lyons take Fern Ridge Road northbound and drive 1.2 miles. Drive until ... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Parking/Trailhead

2. Lower Shellburg Falls

Turn uphill here to continue to Shellburg Falls. Continue straight to head towards Stassel Falls.

3. Shellburg Falls

4. Shellburg Falls Campground

This secluded campground is a hidden gem. It is well maintained and offers restrooms, a hand pump well, picnic tables, designated fire rings, trash service as well as a picnic shelter.

Number of sites:
Drive-in Sites: 4 $10/night
Walk-in Sites: 3 $5/night
Extra Vehicle $2/night

To get here by car:
From Salem take Highway 22 eastbound 22 miles... More

5. Trail Junction

Turn east here to head to Stassel Falls. Turn west down the road to head back towards the trailhead.

6. Stassel Falls