Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock

  • Moderate
  • 4 miles round trip
  • 1200 feet elevation gain
  • Open mid-April through November

The view from this house-sized boulder is breathtaking even if you don’t dare stand on the overhanging lip, a dizzying 3600 feet above the Rogue River. The hike here is nice in June, when acres of blooming rhododendrons along the Panther Ridge Trail are joined by yellow iris, white beargrass, and fawn lilies.

If you’re driving from the north, take Highway …

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The 7.1-mile Panther Ridge Trail continues west …

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range.