Woodburn, Silver Falls, Salem Loop Professional Review and Guide
"A signed thirty-five-mile drive on paved two-lane roads through the eastern Willamette Valley’s agricultural lands and forest to the Cascade Mountains foothills, and Oregon’s largest state park. This signed scenic route begins in Woodburn and travels southeast through hop yards and berry fields to Mount Angel’s Benedictine Abbey. It continues southeast through the quiet rural community of Silverton, climbs a ridge of foothills, and enters the dark forest of Silver Falls State Park. From the park, it concludes through rolling hills to downtown Salem.
Traffic is usually moderate. Special attractions: Mount Angel Abbey, Silver Falls State Park with ten waterfalls, Christmas tree farms, covered bridge, historic sites, horseback riding, hiking, and camping. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more."