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Chip Ross Natural Area

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Do not miss all the beautiful clearing and improving of our neighborhood hiking opportunity. So... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
John R
Great trail, nice views

We met up with someone here in Corvallis for a short hike. It was about 1-1/2 miles. Great views... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Do not miss all the beautiful clearing and improving of our neighborhood hiking opportunity. So close.

Thank John R
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We met up with someone here in Corvallis for a short hike. It was about 1-1/2 miles. Great views from up top. Dogs are off-leash. Not too strenuous. Not a great place for a picnic afterwards although there were some tables -- just too shady...More

Thank El_Retiro
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Short hike to the top of the peak with a beautiful view of the Southern part of the valley. Dan's trail.

Thank Aventura W
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I have ridden my horses, walked my dogs, and just strolled along by myself on this trail system. Well maintained trails, good signage, and just a nice place to be.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I really liked it when I went up to Chip Ross about three times. It is even the closest entrance to the forest from where I live. BUTTT.....it is covered with poison oak. Covered, did I mention covered? Lots of people go up there and...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I love Chip Ross. When you climb to the top you can see all around and it's gorgeous. In the winter after it's been raining though, the way up is pretty muddy. Wear boots! Perhaps they will put gravel on the road in the future....More

Thank Downdog
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This used to be the go-to place for hiking in Corvallis but it's getting pretty crowded at times. It's still easy to get to and offers nice views of Corvallis, Marys Peak and the Cascades. Chip Ross is a good jumping-off hike to Mac Forest....More

Thank Stewart2013
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A very special area with trails to take in the quiet. Lots of room. I never saw another person. Parts of it are suitable for off leash dogging, so long as he stays close.

Thank Jackbirdie
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I am disappointed that the park will close from mid-july through august, which is almost my entire stay in Corvallis.

Thank V2419SXjamesm
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Nice loop walk with some uphill/downhill, partially forested. Some benches near the top to stop and take in the great view of town. Can connect this into lower Dan's Trail and over to Timberhill.

Thank EllenK4
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