Panther Ridge - Bald Knob Trailhead

Located near Bald Knob Lookout recreation rental. Serves as western access to Panther Ridge Trail #1253.


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

At a Glance

Fees: No fee.
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Wild Rogue Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Powers, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Gold Beach Ranger District and Powers Ranger District

General Information

  • Park along shoulder of the 020 road below the gate
  • Trail will be on the left


From Gold Beach, OR, on State Route 101, take County Road 595 east for about 10 miles. Continue on Forest Road 33 for about 37 miles. Take a right at the intersection with Forest Road 3348 and travel 2 miles. Go right on Forest Road 5520. Take Forest Road 5520 to Forest Road 020 to the trailhead.

From Powers, OR, go south on County Road 90 to Forest Road 33, continue to Forest Road 3348 to Forest Road 5520 to Forest Road 020 to the trailhead.

See also:

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3,300 feet