The drive starts in Oregon City, from there to Redwoods, Viola and Estacada. At Estecada we start the drive on Hwy 224 along the beautiful Clackamas River, after a rest stop at the Ripplebrook Ranger Station we continue on NF-46 to Breitenbush and then reach Detroit Lake for a second rest stop at the Ranger Station. The final leg of the tour leads us to Salem and on to Keizer where we end the drive at the Bargarten Restaurant for greta German food.

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Starting Point:

Shari’s Cafe and Pies
1926 McLoughlin Blvd
Oregon City, OR 97045


1st Rest Stop:
Ripplebrook Camp Store
59870 Clackamas Hwy
Estacada, OR 97023

2nd Rest Stop:
Detroit Ranger Station
44125 N Santiam Hwy
Detroit OR, 97360

Lunch Stop:
Bargarten Bavarian Social Haus
6045 Keizer Station Blvd
Keizer, OR 97303

Tour Distance:

~144 Miles (60 Miles + 29 Miles + 55 Miles) plus distance to Starting Point in Oregon City and Return Drive from Keizer

Driving Time:

~3 3/4 hours 

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