PCNST #2000 - Griffin Pass to State Highway 140
East of Interstate Five, the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail enters the volcanic mountains of the Cascade Range. Following a northeast path after crossing Highway 66 northeast (skirting the south ...[more]
Access Highway 140: From Ashland Ranger Station, drive east on State Highway 66 to Dead Indian Memorial Highway. Turn left on to Dead Indian Memorial Highway, and follow for 22 miles to the junction with Forest Service road 37 (Big Elk Road). Turn left on to road 37 and proceed 8 miles to the junction with State Highway 140. Turn right on to State Highway 140 and continue 4.2 miles to Forest Service road 3650 (just past the Klamath County Line sign). Turn left on to road 3650 and turn left immediately onto road 010. Follow road 010 to the large parking area. Horse hitching racks and toilet facilities are available at this trailhead. A short 0.2 mile access trail on the west end of the parking area leads to the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail.
Access Forest Service Road 700: From Ashland follow Dead Indian Memorial Highway for 31 miles to Forest Service road 3720. Turn left on to road 3720 and go 2 miles to road 700. Turn right onto road 700 and continue 0.4 mile to where the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail crosses the road. Parking is available for two vehicles between the road 500 spur and the trail.
Access Dead Indian Memorial Highway: From Ashland, follow the Dead Indian Memorial Highway for 32 miles to the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail trailhead. Parking is available for 7 or 8 vehicles.
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