Walkable North Bend – South Coast Striders Hike

Posted by OCVA / January 25, 2014

Explore some of the many paths and trails commonly used by the folks in North Bend along with the recently completed Sawmill & Tribal Trail. Join local authors Dick & Judy Wagner on an easy to moderate 2 mile loop under the McCullough Bridge and through the woods to Ferry Park then along Bayview Ave and back up into town before returning to the Coos Historical and Maritime Museum.  This hike should last about 2 hours.


Kim Griffin will lead a 5 mile loop at a little faster pace on the North Bend loop portion of the new Sawmill Tribal Trail. This walk will head out along the Sawmill & Tribal Trail to post #12 on Pony Creek Rd then up the stairs at Lombard and along McPherson to the North Bend Boardwalk then on to Ferry Road Park before returning to the Coos Historical and Maritime Museum.  This hike is rated moderate to difficult and should last 3—3.5 hours.

We will stop for a half hour lunch/snack break at Ferry Road Park. Bring your own lunch & water. Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign up.

Hikes leave at 10am sharp unless otherwise noticed. Arrive 15 minutes early for sign in and hike information. Visitors are always welcome and encouraged to come! Short hikes have an average pace of 2mph and last 2.5 -3.5 hrs while long hikes average 2-3mph pace and can last 3-6 hours. Bring lunch and water and raingear, dress in layers, and wear sturdy waterproof boots.

For more information call Bay Area Hospital at 541-269-8077 or email southcoaststriders@gmail.com

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