Jubjub

Jubjub is a pedestrian only 0.1 mile connector trail or alternate route that connects the lower Bandersnatch Trail with  the upper Bandersnatch Trail. It ends at the Lower Red Queen Trail/BTI intersection. Jubjub offers one of many ways to travel back down to Lithia Park. Jubjub is a short and sweet trail, easily overlooked but conveniently located.

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Gryphon

Gryphon is a short, pedestrian-only trail that helps facilitate some nifty loops at relatively low elevation (approximately 2800′; usually below snow levels in winter). Great views can be had of Mt Ashland and the surrounding peaks. Loop opportunities with: Red Queen, Bandersnatch, Snark Trail, and Alice in Wonderland. Distance 0.3 miles Average grade i 13% Max grade is 36%

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Lewis Loops: Gimble

The Gimble Trail starts at the northernmost point along the Lewis Loops Gyre trail. Think of it as a lollipop stick with the loop at the end. The trail begins by descending along a ridge to the northwest and then turns west, still descending, to where the actual loop begins. Note the bear scratches on madrones and the variety of plant life. Some endangered plant species can be found right along this trail, which is adjacent…

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Caterpillar

Caterpillar

Caterpillar is a multi-use trail starting near the White Rabbit Trail. It features a gentle grade up to Caterpillar Crossing where it meets Red Queen and crosses the Jabberwocky mountain bike trail and proceeds uphill through several switchback turns to eventually top out at the entrance to Lewis Loops Trails, whereupon it rolls down to Lamb Saddle. The adjacent bike trail, Lizard, constructed in 2016, removed most of the downhill cyclist traffic on the part…

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Bandersnatch

Bandersnatch

Bandersnatch is probably the most popular forest lands trail in the Ashland watershed. It’s a pedestrian-equestrian trail that starts just off the Waterline Trail near Lithia Park and climbs steeply at times to reach its summit where it crosses the Alice in Wonderland Trail. It then descends on the east side of Alice to connect with JubJub and then joins FS Road 2060. There is a picnic bench with views of Mt Ashland about a…

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Wonder Trail

Wonder Trail

All about Wonder: 1.6 miles long avg grade: 7.4% ascent: 657′ descent: 37′ Multi-use trail, bikes uphill direction only. The Wonder trail starts 1.7 miles up FS Road 2060 from the top of Lithia Park on the west side of the Ashland watershed. Designed to be one of the least steep trails in the lower watershed, it still climbs a net 650 ft. over a bit over 1.5 miles. After a few early switchbacks, you’ll…

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Wagner Glade

Wagner Glade

Connecting FS Road 2060 to the Wagner trails at Wagner Glade Gap, this rigorous trail offers many excellent views of the Rogue Valley, Mt Mcloughlin, Mt Ashland and the Ashland Watershed. This trail was originally built to service the lookout at Wagner Butte. The lookout was abandoned and so was this trail. However, you can still see old red paint blazes on rocks and cutouts in some trees. You can still see horse pen area…

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Split Rock

Split Rock

The three-mile long, pedestrian only, Split Rock trail begins off the back side of Mount Ashland at 6910 ft. The trailhead on Road 20 is about 3.6 miles west from the Mt Ashland ski lodge. There is a small possibility of parking to the north–one to two cars worth. The trail is technical, steep, and periodically indistinct. Heading north the trail ascends toward McDonald Peak and then heads steeply down into some groves of trees…

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Lower Red Queen

Lower Red Queen

This trail was substantially re-routed and rebuilt in 2016 and connects from Ashland Loop Rd near the Cottle-Phillips trails to Bandersnatch, Jubjub and Red Queen. It climbs steeply at times on a ridge and affords views of parts of the Rogue Valley. It crosses the BTI mountain bike trail, so beware for other users at this crossing. Many shorter and longer loops are possible in conjunction with the aforementioned trails as well as FS Road…

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Red Queen

Red Queen

Red Queen is a popular hiking and running trail in the lower eastern side of the Ashland watershed. At the low end, this trail starts on the Bandersnatch trail just above the Snark Trail. It rolls at an essentially flat grade for the first 6/10ths of a mile and then climbs steadily at an average grade of 9% up to Caterpillar Crossing (where Caterpillar crosses 2060 and where Lizard ends and Jabberwocky starts). Mature Ponderosas…

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