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LAUNCH SITES

Launch Site C - N44 59.749 W123 01.195
930 Chemawa Road NE
Keizer OR 97303

  1. Take exit 260 when arriving from south on I-5 exit 260B when arriving from the north
  2. Get on Chemawa Rd NE and drive west
  3. After crossing railroad tracks Chemawa Rd turns left at the light.
  4. Continue 1 mile to a 4 way stop cross Verda Ln. and proceed about 4 blocks
  5. On the left you will see a sign “Keizer City Hall” turn into the parking lot
  6. You will see a Gazebo on the edge of the parking lot park on the west side of the Gazebo.
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Site C
Launch Site E - N45 04.205 W122 59.002
10327 River Road NE
Keizer OR 97303

  1. Take exit 263 from I-5
  2. Get on Brooklake Rd NE and drive west
  3. Proceed ¾ of a mile turn right onto River Rd NE at 4 way stop. (Note: just past railroad track)
  4. Travel about 1.5 miles you will see a sign that says St. John Bosco High School on the left
  5. Turn left onto a gravel road (Note: just before Jones Produce Store) and proceed to the school.
  6. Park in the lot and walk to the south side of the building.
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Site E
Launch Site F - N45 04.249 W123 00.380

  1. Exit 263 off I-5
  2. Get on Brooklake Rd NE and drive west (1.8 Miles)
  3. Turn right onto Wheatland Rd N and drive north (1.4 miles)
  4. Turn right onto Waconda Rd NE and drive east.
  5. On your right will be a LARGE hop field (lots of poles & wires) at the end of this field .5 mile (sign with RED arrow) on pole to the north side of the road... Turn Right onto the GRAVEL road (sign with RED arrow) stay on road (PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLY 5 MPH - make NO dust) until you come to a “T” turn left (sign with RED arrow) on pole, proceed past the BROWN building on left, past round silos (on left) then to the corner of the TAN building (on left) and stop on the grass (runway) next to the “wind sock” on pole. Park your vehicle on the DIRT road next to the hop field on your right... OFF the grass runway.
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Site S
Launch Site G - N45 04.249 W123 00.380

  1. If traveling South on I-5 take Exit 260b If traveling north on I-5 take exit 260
  2. Get on Chemawa Rd NE and drive west
  3. After crossing the railroad tracks continue west on Lockhaven Dr. NE
  4. Turn right on River Rd N continue 1.2 miles
  5. Turn right on Country Glenn Ave. (second right)
  6. Turn right onto Ridgetop Dr. NE (to end of street)
  7. Turn left onto Jakewood DR. NE (first left)
  8. Turn left onto Parkside Ct. NE Park on right side of street
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Site G
Launch Site K - N44 59.698 W123 03.379

  1. Take exit 260 when arriving from south on I-5 exit 260B when arriving from the north
  2. Get on Chemawa Rd N. (note) After crossing railroad tracks Chemawa Rd turns left at the light.
  3. Continue westerly on Chemawa for 3.1 miles, you will hit a 4 way stop, continue on, a large orchard on your left will appear…slow down!!
  4. You will see a SMALL sign (boat ramp) at the end of the orchard next to a chain link fence. Take the paved road for about a ¼ mile through the orchard to the paved area parking lot (boat area) proceed and park on the left side (east) toward the River end (south) close to the restroom building end of the lot.
  5. We launch from the pavement area
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Site K
Launch Site M - N44 59.851 W123 00.318

  1. Take exit 260 when arriving from south on I-5 exit 260B when arriving from the north
  2. Get on Chemawa Rd NE and drive west
  3. After crossing railroad tracks Chemawa Rd turns left at the light.
  4. Continue 1 mile to a 4 way stop turn left on Verda Ln. and proceed about 1 block
  5. Turn left on Keizer Rd. NE go ½ a mile
  6. You will see a sign for Champion Life Center park in the lot.
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Site M
Launch Site Mc - N44 57.507 W122 58.642

  1. Take exit 256 to Market St. NE and drive east
  2. Turn north(left) on Lancaster Dr. NE
  3. Turn right onto Wolverine St. NE Park in the parking lot.
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Site Mc
Launch Site S - N44 53.346 W123 01.982
2373 Kuebler Road South
Salem OR 97302

  1. This launch site is located on the south edge of Salem.
  2. Take exit 252 from I-5 and head West on Kuebler Blvd.
  3. Stay on Kuebler Blvd SE and drive west approx. 1.6 miles
  4. Turn right on Commercial St. SE and travel .5 mile
  5. Turn right at Rite Aid and park in their parking lot.
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Site S
Launch Site W - N44 57.474 W123 03.261
1675 Wallace Road NE
Salem OR 97304

  1. This launch site is located in West Salem
  2. Take the Market St. exit 256 from I-5
  3. Get on Market St NE and drive west go 1.7 miles
  4. Turn left onto Summer St NE go 0.5 miles
  5. Turn right onto Marion St NE go west
  6. Continue across the river and take right ramp onto Wallace Rd N, get into Left lane.
  7. Proceed on Wallace Rd approx. 0.6 mile you will cross Orchard Heights Road.
  8. At the top of the hill you will see a Large open field on the left and a sign for WESTGATE ASSEMBLY of GOD Church turn into their parking lot.
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Site W
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