Elk Creek Trail #1230

Moderately steep trail winds along Elk Creek through heavy woods to a high mountain saddle and the Boundary Trail #1207. Good access to Grayback Mountain.

At a Glance

Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Light
Closest Towns:
  • Cave Junction, OR
  • Grants Pass, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: Wild Rivers Ranger District

General Information


From Cave Junction, OR, take State Highway 46 to Forest Road 4611 to Forest Road 079.

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

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Horse Riding

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
1.2 miles

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  Elevation : 
4,650 feet - 5,900 feet range