Bear Camp Prairie

Galice, Oregon 97532

Bear Camp Prairie

Bear Camp Prairie Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"A short, mostly easy and pleasant hike through coastal forest and a large prairie, beginning at the summit of Bear Camp Road. There’s parking for 6 cars across the highway from the trailhead. The Bear Camp picnic site and vista point, with vault toilets, is 0.5 mile down the road. Be careful, though; the picnic site is sometimes overrun with immense blackflies.

Bear Camp summit is a popular and highly scenic spot on the 37-mile Bear Camp Road from Galice to Agness. It’s even nicer since they built the trail. The short hike up to the prairie and back is a well spent 45 minutes. From the trailhead the path crosses a little flat, then winds rather sharply uphill for some distance. The forest is typical middle to high elevation, with Douglas-fir, noble fir (or possibly Shasta red fir), grand fir, and a few western hemlocks."

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Trail Information

Galice
Nearby City
1.4
Distance
295 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
May-Nov
Season
Wildflowers
Features
Wild Rivers Ranger District: (541) 471-6500
Local Contacts
USGS Brandy Peak; Rogue River– Siskiyou National Forest
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018