Sturgis Fork Trail #903

The Sturgis Fork Trail, named after Albert Sturgis a local miner, is a popular feeder trail accessing the Boundary Trail #1207 (area is unavailable). Passing uphill through virgin timber stands of the Craggy Mountain Scenic Area, the Sturgis Fork Trail is the shortest route to the Oregon Caves National Monument from the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.

At a Glance

Fees: No
Open Season: June - October
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Applegate, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District

General Information


Use Sturgis Trailhead

General Notes:
  • Connecting trails: Boundary Trail #1207 (area is unavailable)
  • Trail is not designed for: motorized bike, ATV, 4-wheel drive, barrier free


Mountain Biking

Difficulty Level: Most Difficult

Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Horse Riding

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
0.8 miles

  Elevation : 
5,100 feet - 5,600 feet range