James Creek Trail #3546


Beginning at Foley Ridge Trail #3511 in the Three Sisters Wilderness, James Creek Trail #3546 heads south providing access to the Louise Creek Trail #3520 before continuing to its southern terminal junction with the Pacific Crest Trail #2000. James Creek Trail #3546 passes through several meadows with crystal clear spring fed streams meandering through them. The trail accesses the James Creek Shelter, a historic three sided shelter built by the CCC. Camping in the shelter is prohibited in order to protect its unique historic character.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 8/2/18: Trail cleared of downed logs.
Permit Info: Wilderness self-issue permit required
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

General Information


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Difficulty Level: Intermediate
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  Area/Length : 
3.1 miles