South Rye Trail


The South Rye Trail begins at the South Rye Sno-park. It can be accessed from either the Fish Lake Sno-park (0.9 miles via Lund's Link) or the Summit Sno-park (0.5 miles via the Canal Trail). Perhaps the best way to ski South Rye is to leave a car at the South Rye Sno-park and shuttle up to Summit Sno-park; good snow conditions can make this a very fun run through the middle downhill section.

Please remember that dogs are not allowed on designated nordic ski trails on the Rogue River and Winema National Forests.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 03/15/2013: No current conditions report available.
Fees No
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Ashland, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: High Cascades Ranger District

General Information


From Ashland take I-5 north 16 miles to Medford (exit 30). Follow Hwy 62 north 10 miles to Hwy 140. Turn right and go east 30 miles to Fish Lake. Turn right onto the plowed access road and continue 0.4 miles to the Fish Lake Sno-park.


Winter Sports

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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

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Difficulty Level: More Difficult
Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
  4.0 miles
  Elevation : 
4,600 feet