Shan Creek Trail #1145

Shan Creek Trail runs along Shan Creek and then up to the ridge above the creek. The west end offers a view of the Shan Creek drainage and its unique geology, while a swimming hole is located at the lower end. Watch for snakes in this area.

At a Glance

Fees: No
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns:
  • Grants Pass, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: Wild Rivers Ranger District

General Information


Use Shan Creek Trailhead

General Notes:
  • Trail is not designed for: ATV, 4-wheel drive, barrier free


Mountain Biking

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Horse Riding

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

OHV Trail Riding

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
2.7 miles

  Elevation : 
1,200 feet - 2,300 feet range