from: Portland & south, Longview
WA/Rainier & north, Vernonia/Forest
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From Portland & South: one page map [284 Kb]
- Take Hwy #30 off
Fremont or St. Johns Bridge North. Drive thru Scappoose. Continue on #30
thru St. Helens. From Columbia Blvd. light, pass 1 more light &
watch for Pittsburg Rd.
- NEXT ROAD IS PITTSBURG
RD. TURN LEFT. YOU WILL NEVER LEAVE PITTSBURG RD.
- Approximately 4 miles
up is Yankton Church, Grange & School on the right.
- Turn RIGHT uphill at
Yankton School. (Stay LEFT at Gensman Rd. on
R.) Curve left-start downhill.
- Road turns to gravel
approximately 11 miles from Highway #30.
- Approximately 3 1/2
miles from start of gravel, you will cross a little bridge - drive on to
3-way fork ahead.
- (Left is logging road
w/blue gate. Right is Schaffer Rd. - often no sign.)
- DRIVE 1 MILE UP MIDDLE
ROAD TO CAMP EMERALD FOREST SIGN & ENTRANCE ON RIGHT.
From Longview/Rainier: one page map
- From South end of
Lewis & Clark Bridge: Turn RIGHT go to top of Hill.
- Turn LEFT at Yellow
- Turn RIGHT at bottom
of Hill at first Stop Sign onto Old Rainier Hwy. (Hudson Park across
- Proceed Right .7 mile to
Apiary Rd. (also called Apiary-Vernonia Rd.)
Turn LEFT and drive up the Hill.
- Proceed approximately
16 miles and pass Teen Trees building on Right. SCHAFFER RD. IS ON LEFT.
- SCHAFFER RD. has Camp
Emerald Forest sign where Schaffer Rd. joins Apiary Rd.
- Proceed 5 miles on
- At CAMP EMERALD FOREST
sign on RIGHT, immediately TURN SHARP RIGHT
UPHILL 1 MILE TO CAMP EMERALD FOREST SIGN AND ENTRANCE ON RIGHT.
From Vernonia/Forest Grove: one page map [221 Kb]
- From Sunset Hwy #26,
take Hwy #47 into and through Vernonia.
- Pass Spar Tree
Restaurant and cross and follow Nehalem River (on LEFT) on Hwy #47.
- Make a big circle
following past BIG EDDY PARK to JUNCTION W/APIARY RD. ON RIGHT.
- Pass Camp Wilkerson
and proceed downhill to SCHAFFER RD., which is on RIGHT.
- (If you pass Teen
Trees on left, you've gone too far.)
- End of Schaffer Rd.
has Camp Emerald Forest sign where it joins Apiary on RIGHT.
- Turn sharp RIGHT at
bottom of hill onto SCHAFFER RD., which is graveled.
- Proceed 5 miles on
- At Camp Emerald Forest
sign on RIGHT, immediately TURN SHARP RIGHT UPHILL 1 MILE TO CAMP
EMERALD FOREST SIGN AND ENTRANCE ON RIGHT