Grizzly Peak

Grizzly Peak's view of Ashland

  • Easy
  • 5.4-mile loop
  • 750 feet elevation gain
  • Open mid-May to late November
  • Use: hikers, horses, bicycles

Wildflowers, woodpeckers, and viewpoints highlight the loop around this high plateau near Ashland. The route traverses a fir forest with meadowed openings. A 2002 wildfire raced through the western third of the area, cleaning out smaller trees, opening new views, and leaving snags for woodpeckers.

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This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes in Southern Oregon.