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1,469 mi 2,365 km of trail 28 Recommended Routes

Gems 11 Gems Easy Trails 107 Trails Intermediate Trails 239 Trails Hard Trails 52 Trails
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Gems in Southwest Oregon - 11

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gem Favorite The north face of Mount Thielsen from Howlock Mountain.

Summit of Mount Thielsen

(2) Crater…, OR
gem Favorite Cottonwood Creek Falls, with Mount Thielsen in the background.

Cottonwood Creek Falls

(1) Crater…, OR
gem Favorite Looking south from the summit of Devils Peak

Devils Peak

(4) Fort Ka…, OR
gem Favorite Plaikni Falls, as seen from up close to the falls.

Plaikni Falls

(5) Crater…, OR
gem Favorite Puck Lakes

Puck Lakes

(3) Fort Ka…, OR
gem Favorite Phantom Ship on Crater Lake.

Phantom Ship

(9) Crater…, OR
gem Favorite Mount Ashland from Hobart Bluff

Hobart Bluff

(3) Ashland, OR
gem Favorite Hershberger Mountain Lookout

Hershberger Mountain Fire Lookout

(2) Prospect, OR
gem Favorite Mid-point of Alta Lake in early morning

Alta Lake

(1) Fort Ka…, OR
gem Favorite Blue Grotto during the wet season

Blue Grotto

(2) Prospect, OR
gem Favorite Island Lake from near the Judge Waldo Tree

Judge J. B. Waldo Tree

(2) Fort Ka…, OR

Recommended Routes in Southwest Oregon - 28

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Favorite Crater Lake
Intermediate

Cleetwood Cove Trail

2.1 mi 3.4 km 619' Up 188.58 m Up 619' Down 188.69 m Down

Crater…, OR
Favorite The Rogue Valley
Intermediate/Difficult

Rogue River National Recreation Trail

38.4 mi 61.8 km 3,182' Up 970.01 m Up 3,653' Down 1113.53 m Down

Merlin, OR
Favorite View from Mt. Scott
Intermediate

Mount Scott Trail

4.5 mi 7.2 km 1,236' Up 376.74 m Up 1,236' Down 376.88 m Down

Crater…, OR
Favorite Climbing to the high point at the end of the ridge
Intermediate

Grizzly Peak Loop Trail

5.1 mi 8.3 km 839' Up 255.58 m Up 838' Down 255.57 m Down

Ashland, OR
Favorite An array of interesting pines, firs, madrones and granite boulders near the top of Wonder.
Difficult

Upper Lithia Park: 2060 to Wonder Trail

6.3 mi 10.2 km 1,510' Up 460.35 m Up 1,510' Down 460.27 m Down

Ashland, OR
Favorite Cottonwood Creek Falls, with Mount Thielsen in the background.
Difficult

Cottonwood Creek Falls

14.7 mi 23.6 km 2,721' Up 829.47 m Up 2,721' Down 829.31 m Down

Crater…, OR
Favorite On the way to Diamond View Lake
Difficult

Odell to Windigo Loop

54.6 mi 87.8 km 6,018' Up 1834.37 m Up 6,019' Down 1834.59 m Down

La Pine, OR
Favorite On the way to Diamond View Lake
Intermediate/Difficult

Diamond Peak Loop

24.8 mi 39.9 km 2,816' Up 858.18 m Up 2,817' Down 858.65 m Down

Oakridge, OR

Trails in Southwest Oregon - 370

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4.5 mi 7.3 km #1Mt. McLoughlin Summit Trail
Difficult
Eagle Point, OR
Difficult
Eagle Point, OR
0.5 mi 0.9 km #2Watchman Peak Trail
Intermediate
Crater Lake, OR
Intermediate
Crater Lake, OR 11 
5.0 mi 8.0 km #3Wagner Butte Trail #1011
Intermediate/Difficult
Talent, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Talent, OR
1.4 mi 2.2 km #4Lewis Loops: Gyre
Intermediate
Ashland, OR
Intermediate
Ashland, OR
77.0 mi 123.9 km #5PCT: Highway 58 to Highway 242 (McKenzie Pass)
Intermediate
La Pine, OR
Intermediate
La Pine, OR
2.3 mi 3.7 km #6Wagner Glade Trail
Difficult
Ashland, OR
Difficult
Ashland, OR
7.4 mi 11.8 km #7PCT Alternate North
Intermediate
Crater Lake, OR
Intermediate
Crater Lake, OR
2.4 mi 3.8 km #8No Candies
Intermediate
Ashland, OR
Intermediate
Ashland, OR
2.2 mi 3.6 km #9PCT Alternate South
Intermediate/Difficult
Crater Lake, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Crater Lake, OR
0.7 mi 1.1 km #10Bohemia Mountain Trail #1440
Difficult
Culp Creek, OR
Difficult
Culp Creek, OR
0.8 mi 1.3 km #11Cemetery Trail
Easy
Ashland, OR
Easy
Ashland, OR
4.3 mi 7.0 km #12Crawfish Trail
Difficult
Culp Creek, OR
Difficult
Culp Creek, OR
8.8 mi 14.2 km #13Windy Pass Trail #3643
Intermediate
Crater Lake, OR
Intermediate
Crater Lake, OR
1.1 mi 1.7 km #14Discovery Point Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Crater Lake, OR
Easy/Intermediate
Crater Lake, OR 11 
1.9 mi 3.0 km #15Lower Table Rock
Intermediate
White City, OR
Intermediate
White City, OR
5.6 mi 9.0 km #16East Applegate Ridge Trail (ART)
Intermediate
Jacksonville, OR
Intermediate
Jacksonville, OR 11 
77.3 mi 124.5 km #17North Umpqua Trail #1414
Intermediate/Difficult
Glide, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Glide, OR
1.6 mi 2.5 km #18Upper Table Rock Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White City, OR
Easy/Intermediate
White City, OR
2.8 mi 4.5 km #19Indigo Lake Trail #3649
Intermediate
Crater Lake, OR
Intermediate
Crater Lake, OR
0.4 mi 0.6 km #20Castle Crest Wildflower Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Crater Lake, OR
Easy/Intermediate
Crater Lake, OR

Photos of Southwest Oregon - 948

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Along the Halls of Manzanita Trail in winter
Sep 5, 2018 near Jackson…, OR
Mount McLoughlin from the summit of Pilot Rock
Dec 16, 2017 near Ashland, OR
Looking south from the summit of Mount McLoughlin
Nov 13, 2017 near Eagle P…, OR
Summer views from the old lookout site on Wagner Butte
Oct 29, 2017 near Ashland, OR
View from Mt. Scott
Nov 22, 2015 near Crater…, OR
Crater Lake
Oct 21, 2015 near Crater…, OR
Crater Lake from Wizard Island Cinder Cone.
Oct 20, 2015 near Crater…, OR
Coming down from Garfield Peak
Sep 27, 2019 near Crater…, OR