Birding · Views · Wildlife
Easy, quick, drive from downtown Ashland to trailhead. Moderate inclines and well maintained trail/road.
This is an out and back hike that starts out on a Forest Service road, follows the Wonder Trail
up to a wonderful viewpoint at the intersection with the Fell on Knee Trail
. Return the way you came.
Need to Know
Bikes are allowed going uphill only. They're going slow.
This is an easy and quick drive from downtown Ashland to the trailhead. The hike offers moderate inclines and is well maintained year round. There may be patches of snow in the winter, especially the higher up you go.
The trail starts at around 2200 ft and ascends to approximately 3400 ft, making this a 1200 ft climb.
Park at the upper end of Lithia Park. Hike about 1.6 miles up FS Road 2060 (Ashland Loop Road
) to the beginning of the Wonder Trail
. This route ends at the intersection with the Fell on Knee Trail
(about 1.5 miles from the intersection). One way it is about 3.2 miles. The full trip is 6ish miles.
Flora & Fauna
See the Wonder Trail
for a description of the flora and fauna you're likely to encounter.
Shared By: Jim Rible