Shotgun Creek Recreation Area

  • Address:
    Shotgun Creek Rd
    Marcola OR 97454
  • Phone:

Take an afternoon walk beneath an impressive evergreen and deciduous tree canopy at the Shotgun Creek Recreation Area. A 6.4 mile (10.3 km) network of connecting trails wind through the densely forested recreation area. Explore each segment and discover layers of lush Oregon flora including vine maple, Pacific dogwood, Oregon grape, purple-flowered iris and white-flowered trillium. After an energizing walk through the woods don't forget to enjoy the park's other amenities including horseshoe pits, softball field, 23 individual picnic sites, swimming and restrooms with flush toilets.

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  • Parking:
    • Parking Lot
  • Passes Required:
  • Pets Allowed - Restrictions may apply:
Trails & Routes
  • Difficulty:
    • Easy
    • Moderate
  • Facilities at Trailhead:
    • Drinkable Water
    • Picnic Tables
    • Toilets
  • Natural Points of Interest:
    • Old Growth Forest
    • River
  • Trail Details:
    • Dirt / Bark Path
    • Looped Trail
  • Trail Length:
    • Short (under 2 miles)
    • Medium ( 2-5 miles)
    • Long (over 5 miles)
  • Trail Users:
    • Hikers / Runners