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The Red Blanket Trail is 3.9 miles long and offers spectacular views of pristine creeks and waterfalls.

The Red Blanket Trail offers spectacular views of pristine creeks and waterfalls. A longer hike can be accomplished by linking the Stuart Falls, Lucky Camp, and Red Blanket Falls trails. This would be approximately a 9-mile hike roundtrip. Visitors on horseback should be cautious of steep edges along the trail.

Note: This trail is closed to all use from mid-December until April 1 for winter range protection.

There are numerous small creeks and springs located along the trail. Visitors should be aware that water in the wilderness and backcountry areas may not be safe to drink. Water is not tested and should be purified before drinking.

Directions: From Butte Falls, Travel 1 mile east out of town until you reach the Prospect-Butte Falls Highway (#992). Turn left and continue traveling for 25 miles until you reach Red Blanket Road. Turn right and continue straight ahead until you come to a fork in the road. Continue left and this will be road #6205. Follow road #6205 until it ends, approximately 13 miles. The trail begins here.

Elevation: 3,800 feet

Ending Elevation: 5,000 feet

Elevation Gain: 1,200 feet

Distance: 3.9 miles

Usage: Moderate

Difficulty: Moderate

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Rogue River National Forest, Oregon

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