Viewpoint Trails - Squaw Point Trail #946A

  

Trail Information: This 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.

SQUAW POINT TRAIL #946A (0.1 mile): The Squaw Point Trail overlooks the mouth of Squaw Arm on Applegate Lake.

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

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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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
0.1 miles

  Elevation : 
2,000 feet