Monthly Archives: March 2015

Upper Rogue River Trail (Big Bend to Natural Bridge) 30-Mar-2015

Upper Rogue River Trail Big Bend Natural Bridge Oregon

The Rogue River Trail, which goes from Grave Creek to Foster Bar, is, for most people, the only hiking trail along the Rogue River.  It’s local and national (international?) popularity vastly over-shadows that of the Upper Rogue River Trail #1034, which runs for ~47 miles from the Crater Rim (or Mazama) Viewpoint to Prospect, Oregon. It’s fair to say that, overall, the Upper trail isn’t as aesthetic as the Rogue River Trail or the Wild Rogue Loop but there are sections that are interesting and unique. The Upper is readily amenable to being hiked in sections – which is what we did.

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Upper Rogue River Trail (Mazama View Point to Hamaker Meadows) 29-Mar-2015

Upper Rogue River Trail Mazama View Point Hamaker Meadows Oregon)

The Rogue River Trail, which goes from Grave Creek to Foster Bar, is, for most people, the only hiking trail along the Rogue River.  It’s local and national (international?) popularity vastly over-shadows that of the (Upper Rogue River Trail #1034, which runs for ~47 miles from the Crater Rim (or Mazama) Viewpoint to Prospect, Oregon. It’s fair to say that, overall, the Upper trail isn’t as aesthetic as the Rogue River Trail or the Wild Rogue Loop but there are sections (and the Upper is readily amenable to being hiked in sections – which is what we did) that are interesting and unique.

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