York Butte Trail features spectacular views and the York Butte Botanical area lies between the Butte and and the Illinois River. York Butte was possibly named for Henry York who came to Josephine County in 1852 -53. He prospected for nine years and was in the Indian Wars of 1856. In 1862 he settled on the Applegate. This trail is in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness, and no motorized or mechanized equipment (i.e. bicycles) are allowed within the Wilderness. The trail connects to Mud Springs Trail #1144
Directions: From Grant's Pass, Travel northwest on Highway 5 to Merlin Galice Road. Follow this road for approximately one mile, and make a left onto Primary Forest Route 25. Follow 25 for approximately 12 miles to Forest Road 2512. Follow 2512 west, past the Sam Brown Campground, to Forest Road 2512-678. Follow 2512-678 west to the trailhead.
Distance: 1.5 miles
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