Recreation

Find Your Hidden Rogue!

Recreational opportunities abound on the RRSNF: white water kayaking and rafting, wilderness exploration, lake and stream fishing, snowmobiling... Hundreds of miles of trails welcome users of all types and abilities:  those on horses, bicycles, motorcycles, skis, and foot will all find their adventure on the RRSNF!

Come explore, discover your hidden, inner rogue, and get outdoors!

Know Before You Go

Know the essentials of what you should know and what you should take when you head out for your adventure on the RRSNF, like the following:

Recreation Opportunity Guides:Online!

These printable guides include trail and site information for areas open in various seasons, as well as driving directions and full-color maps! Click below for more information!

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Accessible Adventures on the RRSNFSpotlight: Go There! Accessible Recreation on the Rogue River Siskiyou NF

The RRSNF has two sites that are wheelchair-accessible: Ludlum House and Packers Cabin, both of which are located on the Gold Beach Ranger District! In this acclaimed video series, you can join John Williams from Wheelchair Destinations as he takes you to these two sites, and highlights all that they have to offer for everyone!

Recreation Map A map showing recreation areas.

Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
$8 Bridge Picnic Site Open to Visitor
Abbott Creek Campground Open to Visitor
Alkali Creek Falls Trailhead Open to Visitor
Alta Lake Trailhead Open to Visitor
Azalea Lake Trailhead Open to Visitor
Babyfoot Lake Trailhead Open to Visitor Visitors to the Kalmiopsis Wilderness should be advised that trail conditions may vary, depending on the level of maintenance performed in the years after the Biscuit (2002), Chetco Bar (2017) and Klondike (2018) Fires. Due to the scales of these fires, and the rugged and remote conditions in the Kalmiopsis, trail work, while ongoing, has not been performed on all the trails within the fire perimeters. Visitors may find downed trees across the trails, dense vegetation where shrubs have grown in after the fire, and unmarked trail junctions in some places. Please check with the Gold Beach or Wild Rivers Ranger Districts before your visit for trail conditions. Additionally, you can visit the�Siskiyou Mountain Club's page, a local group who performs much of the�trail maintenance in wilderness areas.
Bald Knob Lookout Closed to Visitor
Barklow Mountain Northeast Trailhead Open to Visitor
Barklow Mountain West Trailhead Open to Visitor
Bear Camp Ridge - Brandy Peak Trailhead Open to Visitor
Bear Camp Ridge Trailhead Open to Visitor
Bear Camp Viewpoint Open to Visitor This viewpoint is only accessible once the snow has melted. It is at a very high elevation and located along a steep, winding road that can be treacherous in snow and ice, often impassable.
Beaver Dam Campground Closed to Visitor PLEASE NOTE: Beaver Dam Campground is temporarily closed, but those wishing to camp here may park outside the gate and walk in to disperse camp. Facilities are not open and are not being maintained, so please be a good steward of your public lands: Pack it in, pack it out, and make sure that the site looks great for the people who come after you!
Beaver Dam Trailhead Open to Visitor
Beaver-Sulphur Group Campground Closed to Visitor
Bessie Shelter Horse Camp Closed to Visitor
Big Elk Guard Station Closed to Visitor
Big Tree Observation Site Open to Visitor
Big Tree Trailhead Open to Visitor
Black Butte Trailhead Open to Visitor
Blue Canyon Trailhead Open to Visitor
Bolan Lake Campground Closed to Visitor
Bolan Trailhead Open to Visitor
Boundary Springs Trailhead Closed to Visitor 2016: NOTICE: The Boundary Springs Trail #1057�is TEMPORARILY CLOSED due to resource damage incurred during the 2015 National Fire. Trail restoration work is ongoing in 2016, but a re-opening date is unknown at this time.
Boundary Trailhead Open to Visitor
Briggs Creek Campground Closed to Visitor
Briggs Creek Picnic Site Open to Visitor
Briggs Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Brown Mountain South Trailhead Open to Visitor
Buck Canyon Trailhead Open to Visitor
Buck Creek Campground Closed to Visitor
Buckskin Peak Trailhead Open to Visitor Visitors to the Kalmiopsis Wilderness should be advised that trail conditions may vary, depending on the level of maintenance performed in the years after the Biscuit (2002), Chetco Bar (2017) and Klondike (2018) Fires. Due to the scales of these fires, and the rugged and remote conditions in the Kalmiopsis, trail work, while ongoing, has not been performed on all the trails within the fire perimeters. Visitors may find downed trees across the trails, dense vegetation where shrubs have grown in after the fire, and unmarked trail junctions in some places. Please check with the Gold Beach or Wild Rivers Ranger Districts before your visit for trail conditions. Additionally, you can visit the�Siskiyou Mountain Club's page, a local group who performs much of the�trail maintenance in wilderness areas.
Bull Gap Lower Trailhead Open to Visitor
Bull Gap Sno-Park Open to Visitor
Bull Gap Upper Trailhead Open to Visitor
Burned Timber Interpretive Trailhead Open to Visitor
Butler Bar Campground Open to Visitor
Cameron Meadows Trailhead Open to Visitor
Canyon Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Carberry Campground Closed to Visitor
Carlton Pasture Trailhead Open to Visitor
Cedar Guard Station Lookout / Cabin Closed to Visitor
Charlie Buck / Baldy Peak Trailhead Open to Visitor
Chetco Divide / Vulcan Peak Trailhead Open to Visitor Visitors to the Kalmiopsis Wilderness should be advised that trail conditions may vary, depending on the level of maintenance performed in the years after the Biscuit (2002), Chetco Bar (2017) and Klondike (2018) Fires. Due to the scales of these fires, and the rugged and remote conditions in the Kalmiopsis, trail work, while ongoing, has not been performed on all the trails within the fire perimeters. Visitors may find downed trees across the trails, dense vegetation where shrubs have grown in after the fire, and unmarked trail junctions in some places. Please check with the Gold Beach or Wild Rivers Ranger Districts before your visit for trail conditions. Additionally, you can visit the�Siskiyou Mountain Club's page, a local group who performs much of the�trail maintenance in wilderness areas.
Chimney Camp Trail #1279    07/2019: FS Road 1205, off of the South Bank Chetco River Road, is closed due to three road failures that were a result of the April 2019 storm event. The trail is only accessible from the south trailhead at this time.
China Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Chinquapin Group Campground Closed to Visitor
Claude Lewis Trailhead / Sno-Park Open to Visitor
Cold Springs Trailhead Open to Visitor
Collings Mountain - Hart-tish Park Trailhead Open to Visitor
Collings Mountain - Watkins Campground Trailhead Open to Visitor
Cook and Green - Lower Trailhead Open to Visitor
Copper Boat Ramp Open to Visitor
Coquille River Falls Trailhead Open to Visitor
Crazy Peak Trailhead Open to Visitor
Da-Ku-Be-Te-De - Hart-tish Park Trailhead Open to Visitor
Da-Ku-Be-Te-De - Swayne Viewpoint Trailhead Open to Visitor
Dagelma Trailhead Open to Visitor
Daley Creek Campground Closed to Visitor PLEASE NOTE:�Daley Creek�Campground is temporarily closed, but those wishing to camp here may park outside the gate and walk in to disperse camp. Facilities are not open and are not being maintained, so please be a good steward of your public lands: Pack it in, pack it out, and make sure that the site looks great for the people who come after you!
Daley Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Daphne Grove Campground Closed to Visitor
Divers Hole Day Use Open to Visitor
Doe Point Campground & Day Use Open to Visitor
Dutchy Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
East Fork Illinois River Trailhead Open to Visitor
Eastview Lower Trailhead Open to Visitor
Eden Valley Campground Closed to Visitor
Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Area Open to Visitor
Elk Creek Falls Observation Site Open to Visitor
Elk Creek Falls Trailhead Open to Visitor
Elk Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Fall Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Farewell Bend Campground Open to Visitor
Farewell Bend Picnic Site Open to Visitor
Farewell Bend Snow Play Area Open to Visitor
Fish Lake Boating Site Open to Visitor
Fish Lake Campground Open to Visitor
Fish Lake Picnic Site Open to Visitor
Fish Lake Resort    Please contact Fish Lake Resort regarding questions about resort operations related to COVID-19. Updates regarding developed recreation site closures on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest may be obtained by visiting the Forest website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/rogue-siskiyou/ Check resort web site for more information. www.fishlakeresort.net
Fish Lake Sno-Park Open to Visitor
Fisherman's Pullout Picnic Site Open to Visitor
Foster Bar Campground Closed to Visitor
Fourbit Ford Campground Closed to Visitor
Geyser Springs Trailhead Open to Visitor
Glendale - Powers Bicycle Recreation Area Open to Visitor
Grassy Knob Trailhead Open to Visitor
Grayback Campground Closed to Visitor
Grayback Interpretative Trailhead Open to Visitor
High Cascades Ranger District    Certain developed recreation sites at this location, including campgrounds, remain closed to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Services such as trash, toilets, and potable water may not be available. Please be prepared to bring your own water, and pack out waste and trash.
Horse Camp Trailhead Open to Visitor
Hummingbird Meadows Trailhead Open to Visitor
IV Visitor Info Center Interpretive Site Open to Visitor
Illinois River East Trailhead Open to Visitor Visitors to the Kalmiopsis Wilderness should be advised that trail conditions may vary, depending on the level of maintenance performed in the years after the Biscuit (2002), Chetco Bar (2017) and Klondike (2018) Fires. Due to the scales of these fires, and the rugged and remote conditions in the Kalmiopsis, trail work, while ongoing, has not been performed on all the trails within the fire perimeters. Visitors may find downed trees across the trails, dense vegetation where shrubs have grown in after the fire, and unmarked trail junctions in some places. Please check with the Gold Beach or Wild Rivers Ranger Districts before your visit for trail conditions. Additionally, you can visit the�Siskiyou Mountain Club's page, a local group who performs much of the�trail maintenance in wilderness areas.
Imnaha Campground Closed to Visitor
Imnaha Guard Station Closed to Visitor
Iron Mountain North Trailhead Open to Visitor
Iron Mountain South Trailhead Open to Visitor
Iron Ring Picnic Site Open to Visitor
Island Campground Closed to Visitor
Jackson Campground Closed to Visitor
Jackson Picnic Site Open to Visitor
Jim Creek Group Campground Closed to Visitor
Josephine Campground Closed to Visitor
Kalmiopsis Rim Trailhead Open to Visitor Visitors to the Kalmiopsis Wilderness should be advised that trail conditions may vary, depending on the level of maintenance performed in the years after the Biscuit (2002), Chetco Bar (2017) and Klondike (2018) Fires. Due to the scales of these fires, and the rugged and remote conditions in the Kalmiopsis, trail work, while ongoing, has not been performed on all the trails within the fire perimeters. Visitors may find downed trees across the trails, dense vegetation where shrubs have grown in after the fire, and unmarked trail junctions in some places. Please check with the Gold Beach or Wild Rivers Ranger Districts before your visit for trail conditions. Additionally, you can visit the�Siskiyou Mountain Club's page, a local group who performs much of the�trail maintenance in wilderness areas.
Kerby Flat Trailhead Open to Visitor
Laird Lake Campground Closed to Visitor
Lake Of The Woods Lookout Closed to Visitor Reserve at www.recreation.gov
Limestone Trailhead Open to Visitor
Limpy Botanical Interpretive Loop Trailhead Open to Visitor
Little Falls Campground Closed to Visitor
Little Grayback Lower Trailhead Open to Visitor
Lobster Creek Campground Closed to Visitor
Lodgepole Guard Station Closed to Visitor
Lower Rogue River - Foster Bar Trailhead Open to Visitor
Lower South Fork Trailhead Open to Visitor
Ludlum Campground Closed to Visitor
Ludlum House Group Site Recreation Rental Closed to Visitor
Manzanita Trailhead Open to Visitor
Mazama Viewpoint Open to Visitor No trash or toilet services are currently available at this location.
McKee Bridge Day Use Area and Community Kitchen Open to Visitor undefined
Meadow Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Miami Bar Boating Site Open to Visitor
Middle Fork Trailhead Open to Visitor
Middle South Fork Trailhead Open to Visitor
Mill Creek Campground Closed to Visitor
Minnehaha Trailhead Open to Visitor
Minnow Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Mt. Ashland Ski Area Open to Visitor Please contact Mt. Ashland Ski Area regarding questions about resort operations related to COVID-19. Updates regarding developed recreation site closures on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest may be obtained by visiting the Forest website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/rogue-siskiyou/ ï¿¿ Current conditions at the mountain: http://www.mtashland.com/webcam/
Mt. Elijah / Bigelow Lakes Trailhead Open to Visitor
Muir Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Myrtle Grove Campground Closed to Visitor
National Creek Falls Trailhead Open to Visitor
Natural Bridge Campground Closed to Visitor
Natural Bridge Interpretive Trail Open to Visitor
Nook Bar Camping and Day Use Area Open to Visitor
North Fork Campground Closed to Visitor
Onion Mountain Lookout Closed to Visitor
Onion Way Trailhead Open to Visitor
Oregon Redwoods Trailhead Open to Visitor
Osgood Ditch Trailhead Open to Visitor
PCNST Highway 140 Trailhead Open to Visitor Visit www.pcta.org�for conditions and maps.
Packer's Cabin Closed to Visitor
Page Mountain Sno-Park Open to Visitor
Panther Ridge - Bald Knob Trailhead Open to Visitor
Panther Ridge - Buck Point Trailhead Open to Visitor
Panther Ridge - Clay Hill Trailhead Open to Visitor
Panther Ridge - Hanging Rock Trailhead Open to Visitor
Pearsoll Peak Lookout Closed to Visitor
Pederson Trailhead / Sno-Park Open to Visitor
Phone Trailhead Open to Visitor
Powers Ranger District    Certain developed recreation sites at this location, including campgrounds, remain closed to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Services such as trash, toilets, and potable water may not be available. Please be prepared to bring your own water, and pack out waste and trash.
Prospect OHV Staging / Trailhead Open to Visitor
Quosatana Boat Ramp Open to Visitor
Quosatana Campground Closed to Visitor
Red Dog Trailhead Open to Visitor
Red Mountain Trailhead Open to Visitor Visitors to the Kalmiopsis Wilderness should be advised that trail conditions may vary, depending on the level of maintenance performed in the years after the Biscuit (2002), Chetco Bar (2017) and Klondike (2018) Fires. Due to the scales of these fires, and the rugged and remote conditions in the Kalmiopsis, trail work, while ongoing, has not been performed on all the trails within the fire perimeters. Visitors may find downed trees across the trails, dense vegetation where shrubs have grown in after the fire, and unmarked trail junctions in some places. Please check with the Gold Beach or Wild Rivers Ranger Districts before your visit for trail conditions. Additionally, you can visit the Siskiyou Mountain Club's page, a local group who performs much of the trail maintenance in wilderness areas.
Redwood Nature Trailhead Open to Visitor
River Bench Campground Closed to Visitor
River Bench Day Use Open to Visitor
River Bridge Campground Closed to Visitor
Rock Creek Campground Closed to Visitor
Rogue Gorge Day Use and Interpretive Site Open to Visitor
Rogue Gorge Interpretive Trail Open to Visitor
Rogue River National Recreation Trail #1160   
Rough and Ready Botanical Wayside Open to Visitor
Sam Brown Campground Closed to Visitor
Sam Brown Horse Campground Closed to Visitor
Sanger Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Seven Lakes Trailhead Open to Visitor
Shan Creek Overlook Open to Visitor
Shan Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Shasta Costa Overlook Open to Visitor
Silver Peak / Hobson Horn Trailhead Open to Visitor
Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District    Certain developed recreation sites at this location, including campgrounds, remain closed to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Services such as trash, toilets, and potable water may not be available. Please be prepared to bring your own water, and pack out waste and trash.
Six Mile Day Use Open to Visitor
Sixmile Campground Closed to Visitor
Snow Camp Lookout Closed to Visitor
Soda Springs Lower Trailhead Open to Visitor
Soda Springs Shelter Picnic Site Open to Visitor
Soda Springs Upper Trailhead Open to Visitor
Sourdough Trailhead Open to Visitor
South Brown Mountain Shelter Closed to Visitor
South Fork Campground Closed to Visitor
South Fork Camping and Day Use Area Open to Visitor
Spalding Pond Campground Closed to Visitor
Sphagnum Bog Trailhead Open to Visitor
Sru Lake Campground Closed to Visitor
Steve's Fork Trail #905 Closed to Visitor 11/6/17 PLEASE NOTE: There is currently a slide on the road accessing the Steve's Fork Trailhead, located approximately 2 miles before the trailhead parking area. Visitors must walk this two miles to reach the trailhead at this time.
Steve's Fork Trailhead Open to Visitor 11/6/17 PLEASE NOTE: There is currently a slide on the road accessing the Steve's Fork Trailhead, located approximately 2 miles before the trailhead parking area. Visitors must walk this two miles to reach the trailhead at this time.
Store Gulch Campground Closed to Visitor
Store Gulch Picnic Site Day Use Open to Visitor
Sturgis Trailhead Open to Visitor
Sucker Creek - Illinois Valley Trailhead Open to Visitor
Sucker Creek - Northeast Trailhead Open to Visitor
Sucker Creek - Southwest Trailhead Open to Visitor
Summer Home Sno-Park Open to Visitor
Summit Lake Trailhead Open to Visitor
Sunshine Bar Campground Closed to Visitor
Swayne Viewpoint Open to Visitor
Swede Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Tannen Lakes Trailhead Open to Visitor
Taylor Creek - Horse Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Taylor Creek - Road 25 / Milepost 3 Trailhead Open to Visitor
Taylor Creek - West Fork Trailhead Open to Visitor
Taylor Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Taylor Gorge Overview Open to Visitor
Thousand Springs Sno-Park / Staging Open to Visitor
Tin Cup Mine Trailhead Open to Visitor
Tipsu Tyee Campground Closed to Visitor
Tom and Jerry Trailhead Open to Visitor
Trailheads, Sno-Parks, and Staging Areas Open to Visitor
Twin Ponds Trailhead Open to Visitor
Union Creek Amphitheatre Open to Visitor
Union Creek Campground Open to Visitor
Union Creek East Trailhead Open to Visitor
Upper Chetco Trailhead Open to Visitor Visitors to the Kalmiopsis Wilderness should be advised that trail conditions may vary, depending on the level of maintenance performed in the years after the Biscuit (2002), Chetco Bar (2017) and Klondike (2018) Fires. Due to the scales of these fires, and the rugged and remote conditions in the Kalmiopsis, trail work, while ongoing, has not been performed on all the trails within the fire perimeters. Visitors may find downed trees across the trails, dense vegetation where shrubs have grown in after the fire, and unmarked trail junctions in some places. Please check with the Gold Beach or Wild Rivers Ranger Districts before your visit for trail conditions. Additionally, you can visit the Siskiyou Mountain Club's page, a local group who performs much of the trail maintenance in wilderness areas.
Upper Rogue River - Big Bend Trailhead Open to Visitor
Upper Rogue River - County Line Trailhead Open to Visitor
Upper Rogue River - Hamaker Trailhead Open to Visitor
Upper Rogue River - River Bridge North Trailhead Open to Visitor
Upper Rogue River - River Bridge South Trailhead Open to Visitor
Upper Rogue River - Woodruff Bridge Trailhead Open to Visitor
Varmint Creek South Trailhead Open to Visitor
Varmint Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Vulcan Lake / Johnson Butte Trailhead Open to Visitor Visitors to the Kalmiopsis Wilderness should be advised that trail conditions may vary, depending on the level of maintenance performed in the years after the Biscuit (2002), Chetco Bar (2017) and Klondike (2018) Fires. Due to the scales of these fires, and the rugged and remote conditions in the Kalmiopsis, trail work, while ongoing, has not been performed on all the trails within the fire perimeters. Visitors may find downed trees across the trails, dense vegetation where shrubs have grown in after the fire, and unmarked trail junctions in some places. Please check with the Gold Beach or Wild Rivers Ranger Districts before your visit for trail conditions. Additionally, you can visit the Siskiyou Mountain Club's page, a local group who performs much of the trail maintenance in wilderness areas.
Wagner Butte Trailhead Open to Visitor
Watkins Campground Closed to Visitor The site is�a walk-in site�during the off-season, with no fee required. (Park at the gate and proceed from the gate on foot.)�No services or water available during off-season. Please pack out all trash when visiting during the off-season.
Whiskey Springs Campground Closed to Visitor
Whiskey Springs Day Use Area Closed to Visitor
Whisky Peak Trailhead Open to Visitor
Whisky Ridge Viewpoint Open to Visitor
White Rabbit Trailhead Open to Visitor
Wild Rivers Ranger District    Certain developed recreation sites at this location, including campgrounds, remain closed to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Services such as trash, toilets, and potable water may not be available. Please be prepared to bring your own water, and pack out waste and trash.
Willow Prairie Cabin Closed to Visitor
Willow Prairie Horse Campground Closed to Visitor
Willow Prairie Trailhead Open to Visitor
Woodruff Bridge Day Use Open to Visitor
Woodruff OHV Open to Visitor
Wrangle Camp Trailhead Open to Visitor
Wrangle Campground Closed to Visitor
York Butte Trailhead Open to Visitor Visitors to the Kalmiopsis Wilderness should be advised that trail conditions may vary, depending on the level of maintenance performed in the years after the Biscuit (2002), Chetco Bar (2017) and Klondike (2018) Fires. Due to the scales of these fires, and the rugged and remote conditions in the Kalmiopsis, trail work, while ongoing, has not been performed on all the trails within the fire perimeters. Visitors may find downed trees across the trails, dense vegetation where shrubs have grown in after the fire, and unmarked trail junctions in some places. Please check with the Gold Beach or Wild Rivers Ranger Districts before your visit for trail conditions. Additionally, you can visit the�Siskiyou Mountain Club's page, a local group who performs much of the�trail maintenance in wilderness areas.


https://www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/rogue-siskiyou/recreation