Red Dog Trail is scenic with overnight camping spots available. The grade is gentle, and water is abundant most of the way. The trail travels down Red Dog Creek to a point where it joins Briggs Creek Trail #1132. The trail fords Briggs Creek, so caution should be used in times of high water. Although the trail is open year round, low water periods are best for fording the creek.
Directions from Grants Pass
Follow I-5 north to exit #61 (Merlin)
Follow the Merlin-Galice Road west until approximately half a mile past Indian Mary Park
Turn left onto Primary Forest Route #25 and follow southwest it to Forest Service Road #2512
Follow Road #2512 south to Forest Service Road #2512-068 and follow this road south to the trailhead
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