Ashland, OR Birding Trails and Maps

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A Canal Trail

3.4 mi
State: OR
Asphalt

Bear Creek Greenway

18.5 mi
State: OR
Asphalt

Central Ashland Bikepath

1.8 mi
State: OR
Asphalt

Lithia Park Trail

0.5 mi
State: OR
Gravel

OC&E Woods Line State Trail

109.9 mi
State: OR
Asphalt, Ballast, Cinder, Dirt, Gravel, Woodchips

Rogue River Greenway

3.9 mi
State: OR
Asphalt
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The A Canal Trail offers a pleasant, paved route of just over 3 miles that connects the communities of Klamath Falls and Altamont in south-central Oregon. Traversing both urban and suburban settings,...
OR 3.4 mi Asphalt
The Bear Creek Greenway is an 18.5-mile paved multi-use trail that travels through creek-side woods and natural areas, connecting five communities and eight parks along its course. The main portion of...
OR 18.5 mi Asphalt
The Central Ashland Bikepath is a paved trail that runs alongside the active Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad. It stretches from Tolman Creek Road to 6th Street, passing through Garfield Park and...
OR 1.8 mi Asphalt
Although the Lithia Park Trail is short (just 0.5 mile), the park itself has rich history and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1892 the Chautauqua Association brought...
OR 0.5 mi Gravel
One of the longest rail-trails in the country, the OC&E Woods Line State Trail stretches 109.9 miles through south-central Oregon. The route comprises two rail lines that once supported the region's...
OR 109.9 mi Asphalt, Ballast, Cinder, Dirt, Gravel, Woodchips
The Rogue River Greenway begins in the southwestern Oregon town of Rogue River. From the south end of town, the scenic, well-shaded trail heads southeast along the northern bank of the river for...
OR 3.9 mi Asphalt

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Central Ashland Bikepath

Fun way to travel around in Medford

July, 2021 by melaniepullencottrell

Had a fun time cruising this trail. In some parts there are quite a few homeless people which is a side of the city some people might find uncomfortable. Also you are close to the freeway the whole time. Positives are it’s an easy trail that even kids can do that goes a long way. The creek is beautiful and there are some nice natural areas all along the trail. I will do it again for sure.

OC&E Woods Line State Trail

Cinder is very rough.

June, 2021 by dguillor

I rode the trail from Klamath Falls almost to Dairy. The paved portion was OK. The road crossings have crosswalk lights at some, and you have to yield at others. The cinder portion of the trail was awful. I have ridden on about twenty rail to trail paths around the country, and the cinder portion of this trail was the worst, loose and bumpy. I was riding a cyclocross bike with 33mm slightly knobby tires. A mountain bike with knobby fat tires would have been better, but probably not fun.

OC&E Woods Line State Trail

Chicken & Cheers Pub

April, 2021 by kmjedwards1

The paved section of the trail has countless seams that are pretty rough, and doesn’t necessarily border the better neighborhoods in Klamath Falls. We rode an additional seven miles on the unpaved section. It was hard packed dirt with ruts either from cow or horse tracks, that will rattle your teeth. The highlight of the trail is the Chicken & Cheers Pub. Nick serves up some great food and beer!

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Rogue River Greenway

Not the Bear Creek Greenway Trail... this is BETTER!

April, 2021 by sd9e1

Some of the reviews are talking about the Bear creek greenway trail... this is the Rogue River Trail and it is a quiet, beautiful ride along the river. You can easily connect to the bike path at the south end of this trail and ride into the town of Gold Hill. The entire trip from the town of Rogue River, through Valley of The Rogue State Park (camping available) to Gold Hill is an excellent biking/waking route.

Bear Creek Greenway

Ashland to Phoenix + Central Point to the north end

April, 2021 by sd9e1

A beautiful trail along Bear Creek. Since the fires of 9/2020, the views of the creek south of Medford are gorgeous... some I’d never seen before because of the brush and blackberries. You also get a firsthand look at the devastation caused by the fires. The section through Medford does have a large amount of homeless camps and people on or near the path. Use caution when approaching underpasses because people tend to congregate and you don’t want to have a crash. North of Medford there are fewer camps and the trail stays between the freeway and creek up to the northern terminus.

Rogue River Greenway

Ashland-Phoenix

January, 2021 by krgscb

Rode the 7.5 miles from start of trail in Ashland to Phoenix and back. The trail itself is great. Nice and wide, place to pull off and rest if desired, nice views of the creek and hills. Can still see the devastation from the Alameda fire that took place in August 2020. Sad to see all the house destroyed but nice to see the new construction taking place. When the vegetation and trees come back the trail will be even nicer. Did not encounter any homeless camps on this section of the trail. Saw lots along sections of the trail in Medford and Central Point areas. Look forward to going back when the weather warms up.

Bear Creek Greenway

first five

October, 2020 by tikidad

Shame on the people who review this badly because of the middle of the trail. Just bought this for the first time from dog Park to Valley view Road. It is truly lovely. Some fire damage but frankly Datz the life we have right now. Just so you know I resisted this path because of the reviews it’s a great path, but don’t goFarther than you are comfortable

Rogue River Greenway

lovely

July, 2020 by debimiller91

We rode 11 miles each way on great paved surface along the river. We loved this trail.

Bear Creek Greenway

bear creek trail

July, 2020 by debimiller91

Could be called homeless trail. Very unnerving with so many people coming out of the bushes and actually laying on the trail. Nicely paved a bit hard to follow with so many entrances and exits.

Rogue River Greenway

Bear Creek Greenway

May, 2020 by jbonillo113

Our experience was great. Beautiful and safe and in Ashland we had lunch in a nice outdoor cafe before we returned to Central Point.

Bear Creek Greenway

Quiet path from Medford to Ashland

September, 2019 by sara.devine

I needed to grab a 12 mile run on my vacation and was looking for a relatively flat route. This was it! I picked up the path at S. Stage Rd and ran to the end in Ashland. The path is well-maintained with any cracks or bumps marked with bright spray paint. The path passes several parks and parking areas with restrooms and water fountains. I think I passed a total of three point to point. The trail was well marked except for the final turn into the neighborhood in Ashland where it picks up a different trail to conclude.

OC&E Woods Line State Trail

Guidebook needs a better desciption of trail

July, 2019 by ellafan

Picked up the trail at the end in Klamath Falls in July. I rode a suspended mountain bike and my friend rode an off-rode trike. The paved section had many, many deep cracks about 25 feet apart. They were filled in with tar but the cracks were still noticeable. I mention this because if you have a bad back, you will feel this the next day. There were many residents using the trail and that was great to see.

When I read the guidebooks I was aware that the paved section stops at Oline. However, I had the impression that the trail width would remain unchanged. When we got to Olene the wide paved trail went to a narrow, single-track trail that was unpassable for a trike. We were disappointed that our venture was stopped so soon.

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