Sucker Creek Trail #1256

  

Trail is maintained on a regular basis. This is a very scenic trail that winds through undisturbed stands of old-growth timber. The trail begins at spur road 260 and gradually descends to Sucker Creek. A number of small creeks and springs cross the trail, providing easy water opportunities. The trail crosses a large slide area, about which stories tell of a number of miners who perished years ago in its destructive path. The trail eventually reaches Sucker Creek, which has to be forded. Care should be taken when fording here - though it is relatively shallow in the summer, heavy rains may raise the level of the creek enough to make crossing hazardous. Once across, the trail follows Sucker Creek a short distance to an unimproved campsite near the Johnson Creek Bridge on Forest Road 5591.

At a Glance

Fees No
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Powers, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: Powers Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Powers, OR, go south on County Road 90 to Forest Road 33, then west to Forest Road 3353 to Forest Road 5591, travel down Forest Road 5591 to bridge. Cross bridge and the trailhead is located to the right in a mining claim camp area.

From Gold Beach, OR, go northeast on County Road 545 to Forest Road 33, then west to Forest Road 3353 to Forest Road 5591, travel down 5591 to bridge. Cross bridge and the trailhead is located to the right in a mining claim camp area.

From Glendale, OR, go west on Bureau of Land Management Road 32-9-3 to Forest Road 3348, to Forest Road 33, then west on Forest Road 3353 to Forest Road 5591, travel down 5591 to bridge. Cross bridge and the trailhead is located to the right in a mining claim camp area.


General Notes:
  • USGS Map: T32S, R12W, Section 10 or 33
  • Trail is not designed for: pack and saddle, mountain bike, motorized bike, ATV, 4-wheel drive, barrier free

Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Hiking

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Backpacking

Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: More to Most Difficult

Horse Riding & Camping

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Hunting

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Picnicking

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Scenic Driving

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
2.4 miles

  Elevation : 
1,040 feet - 2,240 feet range