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.
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