Elk Horn Trail #1426A

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This steep trail connects Bunchgrass Meadows Trail #1575 with Beaver Creek Trail #1426 and offers two 12-mile loop opportunities, east and west of the trailhead. These trails provide recreational opportunities for hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, and OHV users.

Elk Horn Trail #1426A - Typical Trail

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 01/14/2021: Current condition report not available
Fees No
Open Season: Spring
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Tiller, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.

General Information

  • Trailhead is minimally developed. There is plenty of parking for vehicles and horse trailers.
  • Horse facilities include a hitch rail and a spring-fed stock tank a short distance from the parking area.


Coffin 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 4 miles. Turn right onto Forest Road 3100. Travel for 0.5 mile and turn left onto Forest Road 3114.



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Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Riding & Camping

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OHV Trail Riding

  • This trail gives riders an opportunity to bike up to a 12 mile loop.
  • The Beaver Creek Trail has areas of sharp switchbacks, soft tread and numerous water crossings.
  • The lower Beaver Creek Trail portion of the loop requires user to cross Beaver Creek in a few places so be prepared to cross short streatches of water.
  • Motorcycle travel is feasible; however, the narrow tread in some areas makes ATV use inadvisable.
Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
2.3 miles

  Elevation : 
2,600 feet - 3,900 feet range