Onion Mountain Road

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Oregon

Distance8.1mi
Elevation Gain3,447ft
Trailhead Elevation3,696ft
Top4,001ft
Elevation Min/Max2575/4001ft
Elevation Start/End3696/3696ft

Onion Mountain Road

Onion Mountain Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Josephine County, Oregon. It is within Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. It is 8.1 miles long and begins at 3,696 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 16.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,447 feet. This trail connects with the following: Headwaters, Pickett Ridge, Dog, Pine Ridge Spur, Fire Road, Upper Horse, Shan Creek Road, Onion Lookout, Upper Smith and Middle Minnow.

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"These trails combing to form a moderately difficult six-mile loop. Onion Way Trail travels through areas that the forest service refers to as "harvest units." Others call them "places where the trees have been cut down." Parts of this trail are very pleasant, passing through stands of young fir and madrone. Other sections feel more raw.

Briggs Creek is lovely, and the creek is beautiful. Maples hang over the bubbling stream, and everything seems to drip with green moss. Stately old-growth firs line the lower reaches of the trail. Begins near Sam Brown Campground, approximately 30 miles west of Grants Pass."

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Trail Information

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
Nearby City
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
Parks
Siskiyou National Forest, Galice Ranger District 541-471-6500
Local Contacts
District map of the Galice Ranger District shows Briggs Creek Trail, USGS Chrome Ridge
Local Maps

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Sep 2018