Viewpoint Trails - Culy Trail #947A

  

Trail Information: The Culy Trail is part of the Viewpoint Trails. The Viewpoint Trails are 5 short trails that all offer excellent vistas of Applegate Lake and the surrounding mountains. All trails can be accessed via the Squaw Creek Arm parking area, with the exception of Viewpoint Trail #970A.

CULY TRAIL #947A (0.1 mile):  The Culy Trail is a short hike along a ridge overlooking the mouth of Squaw Arm and Tipsu Tyee campground. The trail is reached via the Harr Ridge Trail.  From Tipsu Tyee campground, hike south 0.3 miles on the Harr Ridge Trail to the Culy Trail junction.  Turn right on the Culy Trail and continue 0.1 mile to the viewpoint area.

Considerations: Carry plenty of water, as there is no water in the campgrounds located along the trail.

Harr Point, and Tipsu Tyee campgrounds have fire pits, toilets and picnic tables. The campsites are available on a first-come first-served basis. 

At a Glance

Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns:
  • Ruch, OR
  • Medford, OR
  • Grants Pass, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District

General Information

General Notes:
Directions:

Access #1: (French Gulch Trailhead) From Ruch, OR, travel south on Upper Applegate Road (County Road 859) for approximately 14.8 miles, and turn left (east) onto French Gulch Road (County Road 959), crossing the dam. Continue on French Gulch Road for approximately 1 mile to the French Gulch Trailhead, located on the right.

Access #2: (Squaw Creek Arm) From Ruch, OR, travel south on Upper Applegate Road (County Road 859) for approximately 14.8 miles, and turn left (east) onto French Gulch Road (County Road 959), crossing the dam. Continue on Rd.  # 1075, 3 miles to the junction with Rd. # 100.  Turn right on to Rd. # 100 and continue 0.5 miles to the signed Squaw Creek Arm parking area.


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