What to do in Alfred A Loeb State Park

Your first impression of Loeb may well be the scent of the myrtlewood forest ... a crisp, bay leaf aroma. The park is nestled in a grove of these lovely trees. Many of the trees in the park are well over 200 years old. The Chetco River swirls and dances just beyond the park.

Several campsites and three rental cabins face the river. During the year, you can fish, swim and raft, or just walk a self-guided streamside nature trail. The river offers some of the finest fall and winter salmon and steelhead fishing on the south coast. You can bank fish from the gravel bar or use a drift boat. Throughout spring and summer, you may see scampering chipmunks, hear chirping osprey or see a family of river otters frolicking in the water.

The northern most redwood grove in the U.S. can be reached by a .75 mile self-guided River View Trail adjacent to the Chetco River.

Vital stats: All campsites are first-come, first-served. All cabins are reservable by phone

Recreation
Alfred A. Loeb offers opportunities for camping, cabin stays, picnicking, fishing, swimming, attending interpretive programs, walking a nature trail, viewing scenery, and bird watching, viewing wildlife.

Location
Alfred A. Loeb State Park is located in Oregon's South Coast Region, off US 101, 10 miles northeast of Brookings.

Climate
The Oregon coast receives abundant rainfall, mostly between October and April. July and August bring the best chance for clear days. Summer temperatures are normally moderate and almost never hot. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent.

Address
1115 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301-1002

Phone: 800-551-6949

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