Day Hikes Near Green Springs
Day Hikes Near Green Springs at Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument (NM) in Oregon. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
|Oregon Pocket Maps|
Did you know ? Since 1942, nine aircraft have crashed into Pilot Rock, usually due to poor visibility and low clouds. NAT I O NAL C O N S E R VAT I O N LAN D S Bureau of Land Management, Medford District Office, 3040 Biddle Road Medford, Oregon 97504 p: 541-618-2200 . http://www.blm.gov/or/resources/recreation/csnm/ Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, Oregon Cascade-Siskiyou Day Hikes Near Green Springs Welcome! Hiking Situated above 4000 ft., people seek refuge on the Green Springs, an oasis named for its hundreds of fresh water springs, green glades, and lush meadows. The Greens Springs area is also layered with oak savannahs, juniper and sage-dotted hillsides, high elevation meadows, and old growth forests. Green Springs Mountain Loop Trail: 2.2 mile loop. Mainly level, low difficulty. From I-5, take exit 14 and head east on Green Springs Highway for 15.5 miles until you reach the Green Springs Summit. Turn left at Green Springs Summit, following Little Hyatt Road for approximately ¾ of a mile to BLM road 39-3E-32. Turn left on BLM road 39-3E-32; continue on this road until you see a small parking turnout on the left. PCT-Little Hyatt Lake Trail: 3 miles (to lake and back). Low to moderate difficulty. From I-5, take exit 14 and head east on Green Springs Highway for 17.5 miles. Turn left onto East Hyatt Lake Road at the junction across from Green Springs Inn. Continue for 2.9 miles to just before the “Y” at entrance to Hyatt Lake. PCT trailhead is to your left. Tub Springs: 1/8 mi loop trail & picnic area. Low Difficulty. From I-5, take exit 14 and head east on Green Springs Highway for 18.5 miles. Park is on north side of road; 1.5 miles east of Green Springs Inn. Hobart Bluff: 3 Miles (to top of bluff and back). Last part of trail is steep; moderate to high difficulty. From I-5, take exit 14 and head east on Green Springs Highway for 15 miles. Turn right onto Soda Mountain Road 39-3E-32.3; drive 3.8 miles to junction of power line, PCT, and Soda Mountain Road. Take the Pacific Crest Trail north for about a mile to the Hobart trail junction, follow the trail to the top of the bluff. Safety Grizzly Peak: 3 miles one way. Moderate to high difficulty. From I-5, take exit 14 and head east on Green Springs Highway for less than a ¼ mile. Turn left on Dead Indian Memorial Highway; drive for approximately 7 miles and turn left onto Shale City Road 38-2E-27. Follow Shale City Road 38-2E-27 for approximately 3 miles; look for Grizzly Peak trail signs. Turn left onto BLM road 38-2E-9.2. After approximately 1 mile on this road, you will come to a three-way junction. Follow the road leading uphill, which will be the same road you are on. Look for the Grizzly Peak trail signs. Watch for oncoming traffic on narrow unpaved roads. Always carry water and food when hiking. Bring a lightweight flashlight to give yourself the option of hiking out after dark in the event that illness, injury, or enjoyment should slow you down. Always let someone know your itinerary.