South Mountain Road

About this route

From the town of Alsea, this route travels to the Alsea Falls Recreation Site via the Alsea Backcountry Byway (paved) and returns via unpaved South Mountain Road. The route is 19 miles, with 1600' of climbing, and is 29% unpaved.

Essential information

Starting location: Alsea (see location). Parking is available along Main Street.

Distance & drive time (from downtown Corvallis): 24 miles; 34 minutes

RWGPS route map: 19 miles; +1650'; 29% unpaved.

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xAlsea Backcountry Byway

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Alsea Falls Gravel Loop

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