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Best trails in Kalmiopsis Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Kalmiopsis Wilderness, Oregon? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, forest trails, dogs trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Kalmiopsis Wilderness ranging from 1.6 to 7.5 miles and from 905 to 4,776 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

The Kalmiopsis Wilderness was named for Kalmiopsis leachiana, a slow-growing plant related to the rhododendron, which was discovered in the area in 1930. The Illinois River Canyon, the headwaters of the Chetco, North Fork Smith Rivers, elevations from 500 to 5000 feet, and interesting geology are trademarks of the area.

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Map of trails in Kalmiopsis Wilderness
Park information
Acreage:
179775 acres
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Top trails (6)
#1 - Oregon Redwoods Trail
Kalmiopsis Wilderness
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 56 m
Please note that the public bathroom is closed due to COVID 19.Show more
#2 - Babyfoot Lake Rim Trail to Kalmiopsis Rim Trail
Kalmiopsis Wilderness
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 39 m
Babyfoot Lake Rim Trail to Kalmiopsis Rim Trail is a 4.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Cave Junction, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number Show more
#3 - Illinois River Trail: Briggs Creek Campground to Clear Creek
Kalmiopsis Wilderness
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Length: 7.5 mi • Est. 3 h 48 m
Illinois River Trail: Briggs Creek Campground to Clear Creek is a 7.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Selma, Oregon that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trailShow more
#4 - Lish Lake via Vulcan Lake Trail
Kalmiopsis Wilderness
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
Lish Lake via Vulcan Lake Trail is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Brookings, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#5 - The Bombsite Trail #1118
Kalmiopsis Wilderness
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 55 m
The Bombsite Trail #1118 is a 1.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Brookings, Oregon that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#6 - Brooks Old Logging Trail
Kalmiopsis Wilderness
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 12 m
Brooks Old Logging Trail is a 2.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Brookings, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilShow more