Upper Chetco Trailhead

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

NOTE: Access to this trail is currently closed from both the eastern and western sides of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness via two separate closure orders related to public health and safety.

There is a bulletin board with registration that is provided on site.

Provides access to:


  • No picnic table
  • No fire pit
  • No drinking water
  • Vault toilet
  • No garbage disposal - Please pack it out

At a Glance

Fees No
Open Season: Spring
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Kalmiopsis Wilderness.
Closest Towns:
  • Brookings, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Gold Beach Ranger District

General Information


From Brookings, Oregon, at Highway 101 go east on County Road 784 (North Bank Chetco River Road) and follow for about 15 miles. Then Continue on Forest Road 1376. Then go left onto Forest Road 1917. Drive all the way past Quail Prairie Lookout to the trailhead.

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3,000 feet