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Elk Creek Trail, located near Elk Creek, offers a mile of hiking and several picnic sites. The trail leaves Forest Service Road #33, and splits-the left fork follows Elk Creek for a short distance to a scenic viewpoint of the Elk Creek Falls. The right fork switches back through a stand of old-growth timber and continues on through a stand of younger trees to the Big Tree picnic area. Big Tree Park contains a number of giant specimens of different conifer species, including the worlds largest Port-Orford cedar tree.

Directions: From Powers, Go south on County Road #219 to Forest Service Road #33 to MP 57.

Elevation: 800 feet

Ending Elevation: 1,200 feet

Elevation Gain: 400 feet

Distance: 1.0 miles

Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

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Siskiyou National Forest, Oregon

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