The Mount June Trail provides a short, constantly uphill hike to the top of Mount June, which offers magnificent 360 degree views of the Willamette Valley and Coast Range to the west and numerous peaks of the Cascade Range to the east. Mount June was once the site of a 50' pole platform fire lookout station, circa 1920's, later replaced by a 50' wooden tower and cabin quarters. All structures have since been abandoned and destroyed.
The Mount June Trail provides access to the western end of the Sawtooth Trail #1401. THIS TRAIL IS LOCATED WITHIN THE LAYING CREEK MUNICIPAL WATERSHED. OVERNIGHT CAMPING IS NOT ALLOWED One-way trip durations average 1 hour. Trail grades range from a gentle 5% to steeper, rocky portions of approximately 30%
Directions: From Cottage Grove, No. 1) From the Cottage Grove Ranger Station, 31 miles. Take Row River Road #2400 east 17 miles to Layng Creek. Road #17. Turn left on Road #17 and continue for 5 miles to Road #1751. Turn left on Road #1751 and continue for 6.4 miles to junction with road #1721). Continue to right on Road #1721 for 2.0 miles to Road #1721-941. Turn right on Road 941 for 0.3 miles to trailhead which is on the right (east) side of the road.No. 2) From the Cottage Grove Ranger Station, 33 miles. Take Row River Road #2400 for 17 miles to Layng Creek. Road #17 (2143) and turn left. Continue on Road #17 for 2 miles to Road #1721 ) and turn left. Continue on Road #1721 for 14 miles to Road #1721-941 and turn right. Trailhead is at mile point 0.3 on Road #1721-941.
Elevation Gain: 900 feet
Distance: 1.1 miles
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