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Best trails in Jacksonville

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Looking for a great trail near Jacksonville, Oregon? AllTrails has 36 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Valley of the Rogue State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Table Rocks Management Area or Prescott Roxy Ann Park. Ready for some activity? There are 19 moderate trails in Jacksonville ranging from 1 to 15.5 miles and from 1,696 to 6,505 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Jacksonville
Top trails (36)
#1 - East Applegate Ridge Trail (EART)
Jacksonville, Oregon
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
East Applegate Ridge Trail (EART) is a 5 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Jacksonville, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offeShow more
#2 - Tunnel Ridge Trail
Tunnel Ridge Recreation Site
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
When you reach the sign that says Sterling Mine Trail System: Tunnel Ridge Trail 2km/1mi; Little Applegate Trailhead 8km/5mi; Bear Gulch Trailhead 5km/3mi, you are actually standing just about over thShow more
#3 - Petard Trail and Liz Trail Loop
The Jacksonville Woodlands Trails
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 49 m
In 1989, alarmed by the prospect of development destroying the scenic wooded hillsides surrounding their National Historic Landmark City, the citizens of Jacksonville, Oregon rallied to form the non-pShow more
#4 - Squaw Lakes Trail
Rogue River–Siskiyou National Forest
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Note: The term squaw is considered universally offensive by Indigenous groups in America due to its use for hundreds of years in a derogatory context. Indigenous activists have continued to work both Show more
#5 - Stein Butte Trail
Rogue River–Siskiyou National Forest
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Length: 8.9 mi • Est. 5 h 16 m
This is a tough hike but very rewarding. It's mostly uphill for about 5 miles (note that it's 5 miles to the summit, so if you include the hike back, it's about 10 miles total). There are plenty of grShow more
#6 - Zigler Trail and Britt Ridge Trail
The Jacksonville Woodlands Trails
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 58 m
Zigler Trail and Britt Ridge Trail is a 2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Jacksonville, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is prShow more
#7 - Jacksonville Railroad Loop
Jacksonville, Oregon
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
Take a hike on the bed of the historic 1916 Bullis logging railroad. See a replica of the railroad trestle at the site of the train week that killed the engineer.Show more
#8 - Norling Gulch Loop
Jacksonville, Oregon
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 3 h 6 m
Norling Gulch Loop is a 5.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Jacksonville, Oregon that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikingShow more
#9 - Whiskey Peak Trail
Red Buttes Wilderness
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 48 m
Whiskey Peak Trail is a 1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Jacksonville, Oregon that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and natureShow more
#10 - Cantrall Creek Trail
Forest Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 55 m
Cantrall Creek Trail is a 1.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Jacksonville, Oregon that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
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