Clackamas Josephine

Boundary Trail

Countie(s) trail is located in: Clackamas <> Josephine
Trail Type(s): ATV/ORV/OHV <> Horseback/Equestrian <> Leashed Dogs Allowed <> Mountain Biking <> Rockhounding <> Snowboarding <> Snowshoe
Trail Measurement: 15.6 Miles
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Boundary Trail #1207

The Boundary Trail is a 15.6 mile ridgeline trail that travels through high mountain meadows, offering the chance to see numerous species of wildflowers in the spring and early summer. Those who venture into this area will be afforded spectacular mountain top views between the Illinois, Klamath, and Applegate drainages. The trail runs north to south, and the southern portion of the trail travels east to west through the Red Buttes Wilderness.

Due to wilderness regulations, mountain bikes and motorized vehicles are prohibited on the Red Buttes Wilderness portions of the trail.

Extensive trail maintenance occured in 2016, making this trail fully passable for trail users!

Open Season: Spring – Fall
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Red Buttes Wilderness (southern portion of the trail).
Closest Towns:

  • O’Brien, OR
  • Cave Junction, OR
  • Grants Pass, OR

Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: Wild Rivers Ranger District

General Notes:

  • Connecting trails: Mt. Elijah Trail #1206, Elk Creek Trail #1230, Lake Mountain/Bigelow Lake Trail #1214, O’Brien Creek Trail #900, Sturgis Fork Trail #903, Sucker Creek (Illinois) Trail #1237, Fehley Gulch Trail #1231, Tannen Lakes Trail #1243, Steve’s Fork Trail #905
  • The trail is not designed for ATV, 4-wheel drive, and barrier-free

Day Hiking and Horse Riding

Difficulty Level: More to Most Difficult

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  • None
  • Compass Latitude: 445443N
  • Compass Longitude: 1214641W
  • Numeric Latitude: 44.912063
  • Numeric Longitude: ‘-121.778129
  • Elevation in Feet: 4,800 – 6,300
  • Elevation in Meters: 1,463 – 1,920
  • Trail Measurement: 15.6 Miles

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