Cherry Creek Traihead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Provides acces toCherry Creek Trail which enters Sky Lakes Wilderness.

Located 55 minutes northwest of Klamath Falls, Oregon, the Cherry Creek trailhead, is a great access point for Sky Lakes Wilderness. The trailhead accommodates up 6-8 vehicles. However, there is no turn-around area. 

This trailhead does not offer a toilet. However, dispersed camping is allowed. Please pack out everything you bring and properly dispose of human waste.

Visitors can also enjoy biking and horse riding. There is no potable water. Visitors need to pack plenty of water. Maintenance services are provided from June 25th through September 30th

At a Glance

Current Conditions: (Klamath Ranger District) Reports of a few trees down between trailhead and first creek crossing; snow present past that point.
Fees No fee
Open Season: 6/25 - 9/30
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Sky Lakes Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Klamath Falls, OR
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Klamath Ranger District

General Information


Cherry Creek Trailhead is located 50 minutes northwest of Klamath Falls, Oregon.

From Klamath Falls, OR take Oregon Highway 140 west toward Medford, Oregon, for approximately 25 miles and turn right Westside Road.  Follow Westside Road and then turn left onto Forest Service (FS) Road 3550. Some Forest Service maps also label FS Road 3550 as FS Road 3450. Follow FS Road 3550 to the Cherry Creek Trailhead.

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