Thousands Springs Trail #1065


Thousand Springs Trail climbs at a 3-5% grade, leaving lodgepole pine and entering into Douglas fir habitat. It parallels the Union Creek drainage, crosses the head of the canyon, and then proceeds slightly downhill to a junction with the Rocktop Trail #1064.

Dogs are not allowed on designated nordic ski trails.

At a Glance

Fees No
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Light
Closest Towns:
  • Prospect, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: High Cascades Ranger District

General Information


From Prospect, OR, travel on Highway 62, approximately 8 miles north of Union Creek. Park at 1000 Springs Sno-Park or on the north side of the highway.


Winter Sports

Hide detail HIDE

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Difficulty Level: Easy
Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
7.0 miles

  Elevation : 
4,500 feet