Moderate (to Pine Bench viewpoint)
800 feet elevation gain
Open all year
Use: hikers, horses
Moderate (to Boulder Creek)
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.