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Middle Santiam River - Shelter Falls Swimming Hole

A nice swimming hole with an easy trail, but driving to the trail head is difficult.
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 1.3 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours

Overview :  I heard this spot is one of the great swimming holes in Oregon.  I really had no idea how difficult it is to get to the trail... more »

Tips:  The road to this hike can be pretty scary with boulders littering the roadway. When we went we had to stop and move rocks, as well as... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Parking Area/Trailhead

2. Shelter

Little wooden shelter that you could camp at.

3. Shelter Falls Swimming Hole

Fun swimming hole and nice little waterfall. There is a sandy/rock beach and a giant rock across the river that you can sun on.