Sandstone Trail #1436

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Sandstone Trail leads the traveler across the southern portion of Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness, up the west side of the Rogue-Umpqua Divide ridge, climbing from 3,350 feet to 5,300 feet at Anderson Mountain.

A variety of trail experiences are offered, including a stand of old growth Douglas-fir, an old forest burn, scenic views of Jackson Creek Drainage, and unusual rock formations such as volcanic cinder cones. At the top of the divide, the Sandstone Trail meets the Rogue-Umpqua Divide Trail #1470, on Anderson Mountain.

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 - undefined
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


Sandstone 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 17 miles to Forest Road 2947. Turn right onto Forest Road 2941 and follow for approximately 3 miles. Turn right onto Forest Road 2947-300. The Sandstone Trailhead is on the right side of the road.

  • Trailhead is undeveloped. Parking for 1 or 2 vehicles. Limited parking for horse trailers.



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  Area/Length : 
3.4 miles

  Elevation : 
3,350 feet - 5,300 feet range