Moon Point Trail #3688

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed
 

Moon Point Trail leads the hiker to a unique area known for its botanical variety and habitat diversity. The trail crosses wet and dry meadows, rocky cliffs, and passes beneath high-elevation conifers. This area is like a magnet for wildlife, so remain alert if you wish to hear or see them.

Moon Point was once the site of a fire lookout. From here enjoy the view of the Middle Fork Ranger District and the Umpqua National Forest.

This trail connects with the Youngs Rock Trail. These trails, with Road 2129 and 21 combine to make a very popular ride for daring, in shape mountain bikers.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The Young’s Rock Trail 3685 (Moon Point) will be closed due to prescribed fire beginning Monday, October 22. It will remain closed until the fire is out and any associated hazards are mitigated, roughly 7-10 days. The closure will be posted on site.
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Weed Free Feed Required
Water: Intermittent creeks cross trail
Information Center: Middle Fork Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

Access is from Moon Point Trailhead.


General Notes:

Map of Moon Point trail

The wet and dry meadows are a precarious home for the plants that live there. Stay on the trail to avoid trampling or killing individuals, and compacting the soil. Thanks.

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1.1 miles

  Latitude : 
43.5429854

  Longitude : 
-122.3992545

  Elevation : 
5100 feet - 5158 feet

 



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