Lower Rogue River
- Moderate (to Painted Rock Creek)
- 6.2 miles round-trip
- 500 feet elevation gain
- Difficult (entire trail)
- 11.7 miles one way
- 900 feet elevation gain
Far less crowded than the famous wilderness portion of the Rogue River Trail (Hike #85), this path traces a milder portion of the rugged river canyon. The trail contours along a forested slope above the river, dipping to a gravelly beach at Big Eddy and climbing to a clifftop viewpoint at Copper Canyon. Along the way the path bridges a dozen side creeks and passes half a dozen private cabins.
The most interesting day hike begins …
This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range.
The general store in Agness