Shan Creek Trail

Shan Creek Trail runs along Shan Creek and then up to the ridge above the creek. The west end offers a view of the Shan Creek drainage and its unique geology, while a swimming hole is located at the lower end. 

CAUTION: Please watch for snakes and poison oak in this area. 
Trail Information
  • Normally Accessible: Year-round 
  • High Point: 2,300 Feet (717.0 Meters) 
  • Low Point: 1,200 Feet (374.1 Meters) 
  • Difficulty: Moderate 
  • Length: 2.7 Miles (4.5 Kilometers) 
  • Usage: Moderate 
  • Trail Number: 1145 

Map Information
Lat/Long: 42.469410, -123.541327
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Directions from Grants Pass
  • Travel southwest on Hwy 199 (Redwood Hwy) to Riverbanks Road just across the Applegate River
  • Turn right onto Riverbanks Road and follow it to Forest Service Road # 2706 (Shan Creek Road)
  • Follow Shan Creek Road for about 1.2 miles to the trailhead