Woodpecker Trailhead

Area Status: Open

This trailhead provides access to:

See Trail page for more information.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Although open, this trailhead is in an area impacted by the Beachie Creek and & Lionshead Fires. Before visiting areas affected by wildfire, make sure to review the 4 Steps for Safety for recreating in burned areas.  
Permit Info: There are two types of entry permits required between June 15 and October 15 for entering the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness from this trailhead:
  • Overnight Use
  • Day-Use
    • Free, self-issue Wilderness Permit (available at the trailhead) between June 15 and October 15.
Check out Recreation.gov for more information or call 1-877-444-6777.
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information


From Detroit, Oregon, head east on Highway 22 for 12 miles to Woodpecker Ridge Road (Forest Road 040), travel 5 miles to Woodpecker Trail Trailhead on the left.

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