Buckskin Peak Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Provides access to:


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

As with many of the trails in this part of the Forest, location is remote and access may easily be affected by sudden changes in weather and / or changes in road conditions. Plan accordingly with appropriate food, water, clothing, and transportation.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Visitors to the Kalmiopsis Wilderness should be advised that trail conditions may vary, depending on the level of maintenance performed in the years after the Biscuit (2002), Chetco Bar (2017) and Klondike (2018) Fires. Due to the scales of these fires, and the rugged and remote conditions in the Kalmiopsis, trail work, while ongoing, has not been performed on all the trails within the fire perimeters. Visitors may find downed trees across the trails, dense vegetation where shrubs have grown in after the fire, and unmarked trail junctions in some places. Please check with the Gold Beach or Wild Rivers Ranger Districts before your visit for trail conditions. Additionally, you can visit the�Siskiyou Mountain Club's page, a local group who performs much of the�trail maintenance in wilderness areas.
Open Season: 03/27/20 - 09/30/20
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Kalmiopsis Wilderness north of Buck Peak.
Closest Towns:
  • Grants Pass, OR
  • Cave Junction, OR
  • Medford, OR
  • Obrien, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wild Rivers Ranger District

General Information


From Grants Pass, OR, travel south on US Highway 199 (Redwood Highway) towards O’Brien, OR for approximately 36.7 miles. Turn right onto Lone Mountain Road (County Road 5550), which becomes Forest Road 4402 at the Forest Boundary. Continue on Forest Road 4402 for 13.2 miles to the junction with Forest Road 112, and turn right onto Forest Road 112. Travel on Forest Road 112 for approximately 5.8 miles. Road ends at Buckskin Peak Trailhead.

NOTE: Forest Road 112 is subject to seasonal closure at its junction with Forest Road 535, roughly a mile beyond the Forest Road 4402 and Forest Road 112 intersection.

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