Boulder Creek Trail is a 18.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Glide, Oregon that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, camping, and backpacking and is best used from June until September.
Directions from Roseburg: South End) Travel east Highway 138 and turn north onto Road 4775, the Medicine Creek Road. Go about 50 feet and turn left onto Road 4775-011. Follow 4775-011 to the end of the road about 2.6 miles to the gate. A small parking area is present. Proceed on foot past the gate about 100 yards and the Boulder Creek Trail takes off to the right and the Jesse Wright segment of trail 1414 is to the left. The Trail can also be reached via the Soda Springs Trail and the Bradley Trail. North End) Travel east on Highway 138 and turn north on Road 4775, the Medicine Creek Road. Follow this about 8.8 miles and turn left onto Road 3402-999, the Thorn Mountain Road. Proceed for about 7.8 miles on this road, then turn left onto Road 34. About 1.8 miles on 34 brings you to the Calapooya Divide, the ridge between the Umpqua and Willamette National Forests. Turn left onto Road 2154 and go about one mile then turn left onto Road 2154-236, and continue about 1.5 miles where the road becomes Road 3810-436. Continue for another half mile, then turn right on Road 3810. Continue on this road for about 3.8 miles and the trailhead is a small turnout to the left.