Boundary Trail #1207
The Boundary Trail is a 15.6 mile ridgeline trail that travels through high mountain meadows, offering the chance to see numerous species of wildflowers in the spring and early summer. Those who venture into this area will be afforded spectacular mountain top views between the Illinois, Klamath, and Applegate drainages. The trail runs north to south, and the southern portion of the trail travels east to west through the Red Buttes Wilderness.
Due to wilderness regulations, mountain bikes and motorized vehicles are prohibited on the Red Buttes Wilderness portions of the trail.
Extensive trail maintenance occured in 2016, making this trail fully passable for trail users!
At a Glance
|Open Season:||Spring - Fall|
|Restrictions:||Wilderness regulations apply within Red Buttes Wilderness (southern portion of the trail).|
|Water:||Not available. Surface water should be treated.|
|Information Center:||Wild Rivers Ranger District|
- Connecting trails: Mt. Elijah Trail #1206, Elk Creek Trail #1230, Lake Mountain/Bigelow Lake Trail #1214, O'Brien Creek Trail #900, Sturgis Fork Trail #903, Sucker Creek (Illinois) Trail #1237, Fehley Gulch Trail #1231, Tannen Lakes Trail #1243, Steve's Fork Trail #905
- Trail is not designed for: ATV, 4-wheel drive, and barrier free
|Difficulty Level:||More to Most Difficult|
|Difficulty Level:||Easy to More Difficult|
Alerts & Warnings
- Effective 9/20: Wild and Scenic Lower Rogue River Stage 1 Fire Restrictions
- Butte Fork Trail Bridge in Red Buttes Wilderness Closed Through July 2023
- Effective 7/27: Forest-Wide Stage 1 Fire Restrictions
- Understanding Parking and Fire Restrictions on the Illinois River
- Bear-Human Interactions on the Rise!
- Seasonal Alcohol Prohibition on Recreation Section of Illinois River