Cougar Butte North Trail #1432N

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Open meadows and vistas of upper Jackson Creek drainage. This "Y" trail is a shorter connection to Rogue-Umpqua Divide Trail #1470 than the main Cougar Butte Trail #1432 for travelers heading north on Rogue-Umpqua Divide Trail #1470. Part of the trail is within the Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/09/2020-Open, but trail conditions are unknown. Be prepared to encounter down trees and other obstacles.
Open Season: Summer
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply
Closest Towns: Tiller, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: Tiller Ranger District

General Information


This trail connects Cougar Butte Trail #1432, to Rogue-Umpqua Divide Trail #1470, north of Abbott Butte.

Cougar Butte Trailhead: From Canyonville, OR, turn off of southeast Main Street onto southeast 3rd Street / OR-227. Continue on OR-227 for approximately 23 miles until reaching the town of Tiller, OR. Turn left onto County Road 46 (South Umpqua Road) and continue for 5 miles. Turn right onto to Forest Road 29 (Jackson Creek Road). Follow Forest Road 29 for approximately 12 miles to Forest Road 68. Turn right onto Forest Road 68 and follow for approximately 6 miles to Cougar Butte Trailhead, located on the left side of the road



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  Area/Length : 
0.9 miles

  Elevation : 
5,500 feet - 5,750 feet range