Pig Iron Trail #1438

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trail is a left-over section of the old Two Rivers trail from Clearwater River over Pig Iron Mountain to the North Umpqua River. A steep hike with challenging terrain, the trail takes hikers through unique and interesting geological areas. At the end of the trail, turn left to hike about 0.25-mile uphill to the Pig Iron Lookout, a secondary lookout which is usually staffed in the summer. Visitors should ask permission before climbing up into the tower, where they’ll be greeted with spectacular views of the surrounding area, including Diamond Peak and Watson Falls.

This trail offers opportunities for cross-country skiing, hiking, mountain biking and snowshoeing.

Pig Iron Trail #1438 - View of lookout

Pig Iron Trail #1438 - View of trail sign

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/08/2020- Open, but current conditions unknown. Be prepared to navigate downed trees and other potential hazards.
Fees No
Open Season: Year Round - undefined
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Roseburg, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.

General Information


From Roseburg, OR, take OR-138 east / northeast Diamond Lake Boulevard. At milepost 61, turn on Forest Road 4776. Go right in 0.25 mile onto Forest Road 4776-300. Turn left in 1 mile onto Forest Road 4776-350. This trail begins on right in 0.5 mile on Forest Road 4776-350 and ends at Forest Road 4780-100.



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  Area/Length : 
3.0 miles

  Elevation : 
3,300 feet - 4,800 feet range