Sturgis Fork


4.8 miles round-trip
1350 feet elevation gain
Open mid-June to mid-November
Use: hikers, horses, bikes 

Left: Sturgis Fork.

In this beautiful but often overlooked corner of the Siskiyous you can trace a mountain brook to a forested pass, and then follow the Boundary Trail through a huge meadow to a nameless viewpoint peak. Backpackers can continue for days in any of three directions: north to Grayback Mountain, south into the Red Buttes Wilderness, or west to the Oregon Caves National Monument. Incredibly, motorcycles are allowed in this fragile subalpine area; fortunately, they are rare.

From Grants Pass, follow ...

Other Hiking Options
If you’re not ready to turn back at the viewpoint peak, you can ...

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes in Southern Oregon.

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