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Kalmiopsis Rim Trail #1124

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

This ridge line trail runs north-south along eastern boundary of Kalmiopsis Wilderness, providing access to several other trails within the Wilderness. This trail offers many viewpoints into the Illinois Valley where you will find a wide variety of tree species including Brewer Spruce. There is water at Cold Springs Camp and a dripping spring at Doe Gap. This trail enters Kalmiopsis Wilderness.

Alert: It is highly recommended that you bring a good topographic map and GPS device.

This trail is located in the Biscuit Fire area that burned in the year 2002. Visitors should take into consideration (because of the substantially increased risk of fire-killed snags falling) that travel and camping may be more difficult and require greater concern for safety.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 7/20/17: Temporarily closed for public safety due to activity within the Chetco Bar Fire.
Open Season: Spring
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns:
  • Cave Junction, OR
Water: Surface water at Cold Spring and Due Gap. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: Wild Rivers Ranger District

General Information


Use Kalmiopsis Rim Trailhead

General Notes:



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  Area/Length : 
28.4 miles

  Elevation : 
4,000 feet - 4,900 feet range