Ferris Gulch Loop (Williams, Oregon) 15-Oct-2017

Ferris Gulch Loop Williams Oregon

Earlier this year, we did an out-and-back hike along the Layton Mine Ditch Trail above Williams, Oregon.  That trail is a piece of Southern Oregon’s mining history, as is the Chinese Wall it crosses.  After plotting our track for that hike, I got to looking at maps for other possible hikes in the area.  One that caught my attention was along the ridge east of Ferris Gulch, with a return via Ferris Gulch Road – about an 8 to 9 mile loop.  The LovedOne was up for a not-too-long, not-too-far away hike, so we decided to capitalize on the continuing perfect Fall weather to have a go at this Ferris Gulch Loop (which seemed particularly fitting since one of The LovedOne’s most favorite movies is Ferris Bueller’s Day Off).

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