Black Butte Trail #1272

Good pack and saddle trail. Access to Twin Valley and Klamath National Forest. The loop around Polar Bear Mountain, Youngs Valley, and Twin Valley makes a very scenic two day hike or a one day hike for marathoners in the Siskiyou Wilderness.

At a Glance

Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Cave Junction, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: Wild Rivers Ranger District

General Information

General Notes:

Use Black Butte Trailhead


Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Horse Riding

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
2.0 miles

  Elevation : 
4,800 feet - 5,750 feet range