A short loop that is semi-difficult. Gravel road ascent, short distance on pavement, descend along Bear Creek. Scenery varies from lush green forest to meandering creeks and scarred mountains with massive clear cuts.
Head south on FS 3462.
Take right on FS 5304.
Follow to a T intersection and take right on FS 53.
Follow to top of ride and descend for a quarter of a mile.
Turn right on FS 3455. This is an easy turn to miss to keep a close look out.
Turn right when you reach pavement and ride back to your car.
How to get there:
From US 101 and OR 34 in Waldport head toward Corvallis on OR 34. At 7 miles turn right on Canal Creek Road FSR 3462. 4 miles to Canal Creek Campground