Boulder Creek

(to Pine Bench viewpoint)
5.5-mile loop
800 feet elevation gain
Open all year
Use: hikers, horses

Moderate (to Boulder Creek)
8.9-mile loop
1100 feet elevation gain 

Left: Boulder Creek at the trail crossing.

One of Oregon’s few official wilderness areas that’s hikable in winter, the Boulder Creek valley features a plateau forested with stately ponderosa pines—a rarity west of the Cascades.

To drive here from ...

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

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