Kings Saddle Trail #1245A

Offers alternative access to Bolan Lake and Bolan Mountain Lookout. Follow ridge through open old growth stands and high mountain meadows.

At a Glance

Fees: No
Open Season: Spring
Usage: Light
Closest Towns:
  • O'Brien, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: Wild Rivers Ranger District

General Information


From Cave Junction, OR, travel south on Highway 199 approximately 1 mile to Rockydale Road (the first left after crossing the river). Travel south to the end of Rockydale (about 7 miles), and turn left on Waldo/Happy Camp Road/County Road 48. Continue east on the Happy Camp Road approximately 13 miles to Forest Road 4812. Take Forest Road 4812 for 4 miles, then stay right on Forest Road 041 and follow to the Kings Saddle Trailhead.

General Notes:
  • Connecting trails: Bolan Lake Trail #1245
  • Trail is not designed for: motorized bike, ATV, 4-wheel drive, barrier free


Mountain Biking

Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult

Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult

Horse Riding

Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
0.6 miles

  Elevation : 
5,680 feet - 5,900 feet range