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Southern Oregon Hikes

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Southern Oregon Hikes

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Rogue River Hike Moderate 39.5 2000 Classic hike along Rogue River, watch the river rafters
Illinois River Hike Moderate ~25 ~5000 Similar to Rogue River Hike but less popular
Oregon Caves Loop Hike Easy 1.2 300 Guided tour through underground marble chambers with many formations
Big Tree Loop Hike Moderate 3.7 1380 Loop through different Siskiyou vegetation zones to Oregon's biggest Douglas-fir
Pilot Rock Hike Moderate 2.8 1010 Short steep hike with some fantastic views
Grizzly Peak Hike Moderate 5.4 750 Early summer wildflowers and spectacular views
Mule Mountain Loop Moderate 10.6 2800 Spring wildflowers; views from Baldy Peak; large old-growth firs
Lone Pilot Loop Difficult 17 3000 Access to the Soda Mountain Wilderness; wildflowers; early season hiking
Swan Mountain Moderate 7.2 1800 Access to the Red Buttes Wilderness; views; historic structure
Azalea Lake (via Steve Fork) Moderate 13 2400 Access to the Red Buttes Wilderness; views; charming, swimmable lake
Cook and Green Loop Difficult 15.5 3500 Access to the Red Buttes Wilderness; expansive views; pretty lake; PCT

Northern California Hikes

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Trinity Alps Granite Lake Horseshoe Lake Hike Difficult 27 7000 An introduction to the Trinity Alps - alpine granite similar to the Wallowas
Trinity Alps Long Canyon to Emerald Lake Difficult 34 8000 I wouldn't so much recommend this hike as defined, but use pieces of it to construct the hike you desire
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