+6 votes THE "BEAST" OF THE WOODS › June 30, 2012
Front 9 reminds me of the Speeder Bike scene on Return Of The Jedi! New tee-pads make this course much more playable year around. If you have not been here in a long time, you should come back to see how much work has been done.
+4 votes Jason "Rooster" Bruster › January 7, 2013
+3 votes Gavin "Sonny" Raney › April 18, 2011
Front 9 is fairly technical for a beginner like me, narrow wooded drives with several angles of approach. Back 9 is more open & has several unique tee shots. It's a new course so I cant really complain about the foliage. Love how it feels like you're in the middle of the woods.
+3 votes Justin "ugh massa" Stinson › February 23, 2012
awesome improvements. the course is playing the best i've seen.
+3 votes Carl Boje › June 20, 2012
This course is awesome! I love the front 9 birdie time! Tightly wooded though so dont mess up, lots of vegetation, so keep an eye on your disc. The back 9; time to let her fly, alot longer and a couple of water shots makes for a great all around course, word is there are now tee pads! Great job CCDG, and to all the whiners about the vegetation and losing your discs, you should be able to watch your disc and have a general idea of where to look and if not, take it easy, or stopd drinking/ smoking so much lol
+3 votes Shaun Kirk › July 23, 2012
Good lines and lots of birds, use a spotter and you will have fun.
+3 votes Michael "Parker" Ray › August 10, 2012
The course has improved a lot in the last year. A lot of love has gone into it and it's showing. Thanks to everyone that's involved. Hole 1s new position is way easier in my opinion than the spot on the hill. But hole 15 just got twice as ridiculous to make up for it. I mean, cmon.....really? 3 it and you'll feel very fortunate. Tee signs are in some silly spots around the tees and no restrooms or water that I noticed but that's just getting picky. Other than that and hole 6, which has always fe ...
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The course has improved a lot in the last year. A lot of love has gone into it and it's showing. Thanks to everyone that's involved. Hole 1s new position is way easier in my opinion than the spot on the hill. But hole 15 just got twice as ridiculous to make up for it. I mean, cmon.....really? 3 it and you'll feel very fortunate. Tee signs are in some silly spots around the tees and no restrooms or water that I noticed but that's just getting picky. Other than that and hole 6, which has always felt silly to me, the course is playing awesome. Cement tees and a lot of fairway love go a long way. Keep up the good work!
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+2 votes TOE "Tee Off Even Under Pressure" UP › October 7, 2010
man i played there before they open the place and man it was really hard but fun and i have seen lots of deer there witch was pretty cool
+2 votes - scottishrob - › April 18, 2013
*UPDATE* This course has only gotten better. Concrete teepads and tee signs at every hole. Lots of brush has been removed. Very technical. Bring spotters. Great course. Caution: POISON OAK & STINGING NETTLES. No biggie though. Tough it out. New pin locations on #14 & #15 add even more distance.
+2 votes Shay Courville › January 14, 2012
Great course. Nice and technical. Just needs cement tee's.
+2 votes Alex Lofting › December 20, 2012
Loved it but, it was really wet the day I went. Great Challenge course. Little hard finding holes but, the map helped.
+2 votes shane kirby › March 4, 2013
awesome coarse. instant favorite
+2 votes Matt Bressler › December 13, 2013
Really enjoy this course. In the summer look out for poison oak. Two over water shots. 18 holes with great tee pads. Lots of variation. Not much elevation change.
+1 votes jordan paasch › March 22, 2011
+1 votes Mr CLEAN › January 3, 2014
ground cover is ubr tall but stil playable if your buddies keep eyes on the disc. course is well established now, new concrete T-pads, trails are easy to follow, clearing around pins is done...EVEN SOME OLD HOLES MADE BETTER, ENTIRLY NEW HOLES 17~18! perfect example of how course improvements can be made. I think this course doesn't get the credit it deserves. I personaly love this course and am amazed with the improvements done here thankyou. but the signage is just plain stupid!
+1 votes Don Alexander › February 3, 2013
Lots of Potential - Course needs major brush cutting and poison oak removal in some areas. Recommend spotters.
+1 votes Bill Harpster › December 26, 2011
Overall this is a great course needs some finish work done to it, but as you can see it will be challenging without a SPOTTER especially in the fall and winter months. Keep up the good work and finish this damn course already.
+1 votes The "Herb" › October 6, 2012
this course has come a long way in the short time I've been playing
+1 votes Russ Brown › September 3, 2013
This is one of those "going to be a great course" someday courses. A course that's a lot like Bryant or Wilder, as it needs a lot of work all the time, to keep it from getting out of hand. I would really score higher with me if it was a little less blackberry, poison oak and scotch broom. Over all a really good layout with some tough holes.
+1 votes Mr. Snap › May 7, 2014
+0 votes Andy Verhoeven › September 17, 2010
clean up the fairways some and this could be a killer course
+0 votes kelly heard › August 10, 2011
Real fun and tough course. It's tough finding some holes with out a guide to direct u. Aldo should have spotters lots of vegitation
+0 votes Steven Egler › February 24, 2013
place gets better and better!!!
+0 votes Lance Jones › April 19, 2012
fun course, recommend spotters, played it solo and did not lose a disc but did spend a little time looking.
+0 votes Cody H › July 17, 2013
They have been making some change to this course like moving holes 17 and 18 and with the use the course has been getting the holes are getting a little tamer. This is a blast one of my favorite courses.
+0 votes Cron Emus › July 21, 2013
Great variety of shots, some holes seemed too easy and unnecessary. Lots of blackberry and nettles. Basket for 18 was missing. Really fun course, great addition to the Salem scene.
+0 votes Kevin Sweeley aka ONE LIVID MIND › September 24, 2013
+0 votes Jason Pitzer › September 30, 2013
+0 votes Ryan Blake › October 13, 2013
+0 votes Elliott N › October 23, 2013
+0 votes Grape Ape › October 26, 2013
+0 votes Broken Top › March 23, 2014
I do not like this course. I get tired of ferns and brush. Many people do like it and the people I play with love it, but I'm just not a fan.
+0 votes Tim "Skip" Becker › December 10, 2013
Awesome new layout with a variety of all shots! Love the new course and its definatly moved up in my book.
+0 votes Rafael "Dynomite" Guerrero › December 29, 2013
+0 votes Jeff Levell › January 28, 2014
Fun course! Bring a map.
+0 votes Dru "Stylez" › January 30, 2014
Nice Course, lots of Great shots here and a Few Hole's to stretch your arm out on too. Good Tee's and decent Signs. Flows a little rough, need a guide for sure. POISON OAK HELL! I will NOT be playing this Course in Summer.
+0 votes Silas Prince › May 9, 2014
This course seems to scare a lot of players away. Please do not place judgement until you give this course a go. I have a feeling you will like what you find in the forest! Rapids is my overall favorite 18 holes in the area, just for the added degree of difficulty. It's a very technical course with lots of obstacles, and the added thrill of a few holes at and a bit above 400'. The pads are concrete, Mach baskets, and beaten trails are all pluses in my book. I suppose the only "downside" would be ...
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This course seems to scare a lot of players away. Please do not place judgement until you give this course a go. I have a feeling you will like what you find in the forest! Rapids is my overall favorite 18 holes in the area, just for the added degree of difficulty. It's a very technical course with lots of obstacles, and the added thrill of a few holes at and a bit above 400'. The pads are concrete, Mach baskets, and beaten trails are all pluses in my book. I suppose the only "downside" would be the heavy vegetation in the fairways, though you must realize the course is in the middle of a pacific rainforest. Anyway, this course gets a solid 'A' in my book!
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+0 votes Brandon Zastoupil › May 18, 2014
Very good technical course, tough and will challenge you but, tons of great shots to be had, this is also a very hiking style course, so if you don't know how to spot poison oak and don't like searching off the beaten path for discs you might not like it. I love over water shots even if I did lose a disc playing. This was a lot better than some people have stated, only thing I'd like to see is maybe a bit more general mowing but I say that mostly cause it was raining and I was soaked to the knees
+0 votes Brett-"Terb" Baese › November 17, 2014
+0 votes Christopher R › February 23, 2015
Course was fun. I got to ask though, why are the tee markers facing Away from the tee pad?? Just seems weird. Gets a little confusing with half of the signs missing. But I would definitely play again, now that I know which way to go.
+0 votes Mishi Mishi › April 12, 2015
-1 votes Shane B › May 19, 2011
The opening of the last 6 or so holes mad for a very nice 18 hole course.love the wooded atmosphere. But with that atmosphere comes the Poison Oak!!! It is thick out there BE CAREFULL
-1 votes Jessie Sanders › December 20, 2011
-1 votes Ryan Wright › December 29, 2013
This course is not well taken care of, and is a mess in many areas. I am glad I played it the winter when most of the overgrowth is dormant.
-1 votes Zac Teuscher › September 10, 2014
Very confusing. Some holes have signs and some don't. #17 is really confusing
-2 votes Josh Jones › July 8, 2013
Lots of poison oak!! Otherwise, not a bad course. Better than I had expected actually. Definitely some sketchy shots that would not be good for a beginner.
-2 votes Mark McKeever › June 15, 2014
I only give this course a C (passing grade). It has nice tee pads but the course in my mind is a big mess, no alt tee pad for 12 or we gave up looking after about 15 mins. It was so windy I wasn't going to try to throw it across the water. then from there we ended up getting confused on holes and 17 tee pad throws to 18, we gave up and just thought the hell with it. And won't be going back.
-3 votes YounG GuN OG Johnson › October 1, 2010
-6 votes Slick Willie › October 9, 2012
Tee Pads awesome, the rest of the park kinda sucks, overgrown worse than Waterloo, now i remember why I have not been out there for 2 years.