Smith Ridge Trail #1561

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This steep trail switchbacks up to the site of a former fire detection lookout. The lookout is gone, but the views are great, into the Dumont Creek drainage and Straight Creek drainage.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/09/2020-Open, but trail conditions are unknown. Be prepared to encounter down trees and other obstacles.
Fees No
Open Season: Summer - undefined
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Tiller, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.

General Information


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 28) and continue for 12 miles to Forest Road 2813. Turn left onto Forest Road 2813 and continue for approximately 8 miles. The trailhead is located on left side of the road. Parking is limited to a small turnout. 



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  Area/Length : 
0.6 miles

  Elevation : 
3,965 feet - 4,165 feet range